The Celts A History From Earliest Times to the Present

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-01-01
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Author Biography

Bernhard Maier is a Lecturer at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. He is a comparative religion specialist with interests in Celtic, Indo-European and Semitic Linguistics.

Kevin Windle is Lecturer in the School of Language Studies at Australian National University.

Table of Contents

Translator's acknowledgements
Introduction: People, Language and Culture

Part I: The Celtic Cultures of the Ancient World
1. The Beginnings of Celtic History
2. The Early La Tène Culture
3. Celtic Expansion
4. Gaul before the Roman Conquest
5. The Celts of Iberia
6. The Celts in Northern Italy
7. The Celts in Asia Minor
8. Gallo-Roman Culture

Part II: The Insular Celts of the Middle Ages
9. The Early Celts of Ireland and Britain
10. Ireland after the Conversion to Christianity
11. Ireland in the Time of the Vikings
12. Ireland from the Coming of the Normans to Colonisation
13. Scotland from Irish Settlement to the Reformation
14. Wales from the Romans to the Normans
15. The Union of Wales and England
16. Brittany from Prehistory to the Union with France

Part III: From the Reformation to the Present
17. Ireland from Colonisation to Emancipation
18. Ireland from Emancipation to 1945
19. Scotland from the Reformation to Culloden
20. Scotland from Culloden to 1945
21. Wales from Union to Industrialisation
22. Wales from Industrialisation to 1945
23. Brittany from Union to 1945
24. The Celtic-Speaking Peoples from 1945 to the Present

Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Celts and Europe

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