The Last of the Celts, Paperback / softback Book

The Last of the Celts Paperback / softback


Travelling throughout the remote Celtic world, award-winning author Marcus Tanner describes the relentless pressure on Celtic communities to assimilate and warns that a distinct Celtic identity may not survive for another generation-a sobering loss that would impoverish us all. "Tanner has concluded we must resign ourselves to the fact that Celticism is done, over, finis.

He proves it in a very good and special book that every prodigal and true Celt should read and try to prove wrong."-Malachy McCourt, Washington Post Book World"Lively. . . . [A] thoughtful book."-Publishers Weekly"An exceptional journey into the remarkable cultural history of the Celtic people. . . . [Tanner's] experience reads like a travelogue and an insightful history with an emphasis on cultural heritage."-Raymond L.

Flynn, Boston Sunday Herald"[An] angry, elegiac and meticulously researched book."-Christian Century


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 432 pages, 20 b-w illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9780300115352



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