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The tribes of Britain / David Miles.

Miles, David, 1947- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 941 MIL TRI (Text) 34207002015692 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780753817995
  • Physical Description: 495 pages : maps ; 22cm
  • Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, [2006]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- In the beginning -- The ancestral land -- Romans in Britain -- New tribes, new kingdoms -- The Viking legacy -- New Norsemen -- Changing worlds -- Expanding horizons -- Departures and arrivals -- An industrious people -- Living in the city -- New Britons.
Summary, etc.:
Who are we? The story of the peoples of Britain and Ireland, drawing on new genetic discoveries, language, buildings and landscape. The diverse peoples of Britain and Ireland are revealed not only by physical characteristics but also through structures and settlements, place names and dialects. Using the latest genetic and archaeological research, the author shows how different peoples traded, settled and conquered, establishing the 'tribal' and regional roots still apparent today. Its vast scope considers the impact of prehistoric peoples and Celtic tribes, Romans and Vikings, Saxons and Normans, Jews and Huguenots, as well as the increasing population movements of the last century. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Ethnology > Great Britain.
Ethnology > Ireland.
Great Britain > History.
Ireland > History.

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