Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition 1: Visions of the Celts 2: Constructing the Historical Celts 3: In the Beginning: 5500-1300 BC 4: The Atlantic System: 1300-200 BC 5: Western Central Europe and the Mediterranean:1300-450 BC 6: The Migrations: 450-50 BC 7: The Communities of the Atlantic Facade 8: Celts and Others on the Eastern Fringes 9: Warfare and Society 10: The Arts of the Migration Period 11: Religious Systems 12: The Developed Celtic World 13: The Celts in Retreat 14: Celtic Survival 15: Retrospect A Guide to Further Reading Chronological Tables Map Section Illustration Sources Index
Barry Cunliffe taught archaeology at the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and was Professor of European Archaeology at the University of Oxford from 1972 to 2008, thereafter becoming Emeritus Professor. He has excavated widely in Britain (Fishbourne, Bath, Danebury, Hengistbury Head, Brading) and in the Channel Islands, Brittany, and Spain, and has been President of the Council for British Archaeology and of the Society of Antiquaries, Governor of the Museum of London, a Commissioner of English Heritage, and a Trustee of the British Museum. His many publications include Facing the Ocean (2001), The Druids: A Very Short Introduction (2010), Britain Begins (2012), By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean (2015), and On the Ocean (2017), all published by Oxford University Press. He received a knighthood in 2006.