Other Background

  • The Celts – A Very Short Introduction (B Cunliffe 2003, OUP)
  • The Celtic Realms – History and Culture from Pre-History to the Norman Invasion - (Dillon & Chadwick 1967) [Part of the “History of Civilizations” Series]
  • Regarding the anthropology of zombies: Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow. London: Simon and Schuster. 1985. Parts (or his similar “Passage of Darkness”) are available free to read online.
  • Conflict and Co-operation: a history of trade: Paul Seabright, Radio 4 talks
  • 'Affluence without abundance' by James Suzman
  • Guns, Germs & Steel by Jared Diamond
  • The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival, by Sir John Glubb – see Links for free PDF download
  • The Anthropology of Childhood: Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings, Professor David Lancy(2015)
  • Susan Parman describes the island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides in her book Scottish Crofters: A Historical Ethnography of a Celtic Village.
  • Robin Fox examines marriage and kinship among the Tory islanders, off the coast of Donegal, in The Tory Islanders: A People of the Celtic Fringe.