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The Celts : the construction of a myth, Malcolm Chapman

Label
The Celts : the construction of a myth
Title
The Celts
Title remainder
the construction of a myth
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Chapman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Celts are commonly considered to be one of the great peoples of Europe, with continuous racial, cultural and linguistic genealogy from the Iron Age to the modern-day 'Celtic fringe'. This book shows, in contrast, that the Celts, as they have been known and understood over two thousand years, are simply the 'other' of the dominant cultural and political traditions of Europe. It is this continuous 'otherness' which lends them apparent continuity and substance. Modern social anthropology, Celtic studies, literary and historical evidence, and the author's own fieldwork in Brittany and Scotland, are brought together in demonstration of this
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chapman, Malcolm
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Celts
  • Celts
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Plouhinec (France)
Label
The Celts : the construction of a myth, Malcolm Chapman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Who Are the Celts? -- 2. 'A Branch of Indo-European' -- 3. Calling People Names -- 4. 'A Wave of Barbarians...' -- 5. Celts into Welshmen -- 6. Celtic Continuity: Language -- 7. Celtic Continuity: People -- 8. Celtic Continuity: Culture -- 9. Romanticism -- 10. Classification and Culture-Meeting -- 11. The Celts and the Classics -- 12. Gerald of Wales -- 13. The Modern Celts -- Appendix 1: Ker Ys -- Appendix 2: The Heroic Age
Control code
25051197
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 342 pages
Isbn
9780333520888
Isbn Type
(U.K.)
Lccn
91044261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1477737
Label
The Celts : the construction of a myth, Malcolm Chapman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Who Are the Celts? -- 2. 'A Branch of Indo-European' -- 3. Calling People Names -- 4. 'A Wave of Barbarians...' -- 5. Celts into Welshmen -- 6. Celtic Continuity: Language -- 7. Celtic Continuity: People -- 8. Celtic Continuity: Culture -- 9. Romanticism -- 10. Classification and Culture-Meeting -- 11. The Celts and the Classics -- 12. Gerald of Wales -- 13. The Modern Celts -- Appendix 1: Ker Ys -- Appendix 2: The Heroic Age
Control code
25051197
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 342 pages
Isbn
9780333520888
Isbn Type
(U.K.)
Lccn
91044261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1477737

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