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Who formed the first modern nation? Who created the first literate society? Who invented our modern ideas of democracy and free market capitalism? Historian and author Arthur Herman demonstrates, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Scotland earned the respect of the rest of the world for its crucial contributions to science, philosophy, literature, education, medicine, commerce, and politics.
The Celtic World is a detailed and comprehensive study of Celtic life that begins with the first evidence of Celtic culture found in the archaeological and historical record through to the early post-Roman period.
A selection of hundreds of objects have been brought together in this book to examine the perception of the Celts through their art, from ancient times to modern day. Pieces from collections of the British Museum, The National Museums of Scotland, and other institutions are included.
Hugh Bawn was a modern hero, a dreamer, a man of the people who revolutionized Scotland's residential development after World War II. Now, as he lies dying in one of his own buildings, his grandson Jamie comes home to watch over him. the novel revolves around Jamie as he recounts three generations of family history to his grandfather.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PR6119.C665 A6 2018
Publication Date: 2018
In Cut Up on Copacabana, three interlocking sets of texts by professional boxer and professor of French literature David Scott ("Travel Notes," "Boxing Rings," and "Schoolboy Rites of Passage") explore singular moments in a world of routine.
More Books on Celtic Lands
Celtic Myth in the 21st Century - The Gods and Their Stories in a Global Perspective by Emily Lyle
Publication Date: 2018
Celtic Myth in the 21st Century offers a wide range of innovative research on the wonders of Celtic history, including the possible use of hallucinogenic mushrooms in ancient Ireland to the mental mapping in the interpretation of the Irish legend Táin Bó Cuailgne. It is the first book to offer a view of Celtic mythology as the reflection of a prehistoric state that it is possible to recover through integrated cosmological enquiry.
In this history of Ireland, Neil Hegarty presents a fresh perspective on Ireland's past. The Story of Ireland is an account of a nation that has long been shaped by forces beyond its coasts. The Story of Ireland re-examines Irish history, challenging the accepted stories and long-held myths associated with Ireland. From the publisher.
The "contraries" of this collection of essays are the dynamics of Irish versys European, Realism versus Romanticism, and Gaelicism versus Classicism found in the works of W.B. Yeats, Jack B. Yeats, Synge, O'Casey, and contemporary Irish writers.
In this book you will find in depth descriptions of the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives. You will find individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.
Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye, photograph by B. & T. Obtained with Creative Commons license on flickr.
Blaven, Isle of Skye. Photograph by asnds. Obtained with Creative Commons license on flickr.
Glasgow University, photograph by <p&p> photo. Obtained with Creative Commons license on flickr.