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The Sea Kingdoms

The History of Celtic Britain and Ireland

by Alistair Moffat

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ISBN: 9780857901163
Published: 01 Aug 2011
Format: E-Book
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
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About the Book

'The most powerful representation yet of the race which has repeatedly changed history as we know it' - The Scotsman

Alistair Moffat's journey, from the Scottish islands and Scotland, to the English coast, Wales, Cornwall and Ireland, ignores national boundaries to reveal the rich fabric of culture and history of Celtic Britain which still survives today.

This is a vividly told, dramatic and enlightening account of the oral history, legends and battles of a people whose past stretches back many hundred of years. 

The Sea Kingdoms is a story of great tragedies, ancient myths and spectacular beauty.


The Author

Alistair Moffat

Alistair Moffat was born and bred in the Scottish Borders. A former Director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Director of Programmes at Scottish Television and founder of the Borders Book Festival, he is also the author of a number of highly acclaimed books. From 2011 he was Rector of the University of St Andrews. He has written more than thirty books on Scottish history, and lives in the Scottish Borders.

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