Qty:1
  • List Price: $160.00
  • Save: $22.42 (14%)
Usually ships within 1 to 2 months.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Ships same or next working day from UK. Delivered in 1 - 3 weeks (or select two-day/expedited shipping). Used - Very Good. Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). Ex-library, but has been well cared for. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through our work with A-CET we have helped give hundreds of young people in Africa the vital chance to get an education. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Animals in Celtic Life and Myth Hardcover – February 19, 1993

ISBN-13: 978-0415050302 ISBN-10: 0415050308

Buy New
Price: $137.58
10 New from $137.58 14 Used from $39.82 3 Collectible from $43.60
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
$13.28
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$137.58
$137.58 $39.82
Best%20Books%20of%202014
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
Best Books of the Year
Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (February 19, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415050308
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415050302
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,341,202 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

Excellent introduction to, and a timely round-up of, a complicated and fascinating subject.
The London Times Literary Supplement

Green had brought together a wealth of information on the diversity of roles played by animals in Iron Age Celtic society and the variation evident from region to region in Britain, on the Continent, and to some extent in Ireland as revealed by excavation, iconography, literature, and tradition...For those with a serious interest in Celtic prehistory, this is a book well worth having.
American Journal of Archaeology

The book is abundantly illustrated and displays valuable notes, a nice bibliography and an index; it is extremely instructive to understand the major role animals play in Celtic culture..
The Journal of Indo-European Studies, Summer 1996

About the Author

Miranda Green is at the School of History and Archaeology at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff. She is the editor of The Celtic World (Routledge, 1996)

Important Information

Ingredients
Example Ingredients

Directions
Example Directions

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Andrew J. Brozyna on January 9, 2007
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is a useful scholarly, yet approachable title to students of Iron Age agriculture as well as those interested in spiritual practice in pre-Roman Gaul and Britain. The discussion on domestic and hunted animals is the strength of the book, as the conclusions are drawn from archaeology. This title presents zooarchaeology in the UK as well as that from France. I was especially appreciative of this, as I do not speak (or read) French! Her book is an excellent compliment to the works of Peter J. Reynolds and the research at Butser Ancient Farm.

In describing a society that has left no written record of its ideas on animal myth and religion Greene relies on archaeology along with ethnography. Although Dark Age Irish legends can not be expected to be perfectly equivalent with the beliefs of Iron Age Britons and Gauls, they do provide a helpful guide.

All in all it's an excellent book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again