Synopses & Reviews
First published in 1993, this is a general introduction to the history and archaeology of the Celts from the 7th century BC, through the Celtic renaissance of the post-Roman period to the Celts of today. Full of facts and discussion and furnished with lots of illustrations it is a good place to start learning about the Celts, although much has been published on the subject, including a number of works by Simon James himself, in the 12 years since its first release. The text is unrevised.
An introduction to the world of the Celts which looks at all aspects of their history. Individual sections chart their rise, their way of life from farming to feasting, their wars, their gods, and their crafstmanship. Also highlighted is the subject of Celtic life under Roman rule.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index.