Celts and Their Games and Pastimes (Celtic Studies v. 3)

Celts and Their Games and Pastimes (Celtic Studies v. 3)

By: Sean J. Egan (author)Hardback

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Description

This study examines the Celtic psyche and culture. It examines all the Celtic peoples - Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Brittany, Basque Region, and Icelandic connections. It also covers children's Celtic games and dance and music. It sees them through many eyes, through those of the archaeologist, the classical writers, the historians, the folklorists, the sports writers, the psychologist, the sociologist, the artist, the dancer and the musician to name but a few. The origins, the structure, the characteristics of these games from the various Celtic geographical areas are examined.

Contents

Who were the Celts?; psyche of the Celts; Celtic games: Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Brittany, Basque Region, and Icelandic connection; children's Celtic games; Celtic dance and music.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773471719
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780773471719
  • ISBN10: 0773471715

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