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Rethinking Celtic art

Author: Duncan Garrow; Chris Gosden; J D Hill
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, [2008]
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'Early Celtic art' - typified by the iconic shields, swords, torcs and chariot gear we can see in places such as the British Museum - has been studied in isolation from the rest of the evidence from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Garrow; Chris Gosden; J D Hill
ISBN: 9781842173183 1842173189
OCLC Number: 758264421
Description: 226 p. : il. (algunas en color), mapas, gráf
Contents: 1. Introduction: re-integrating 'Celtic' art (Chris Gosden and J.D. Hill) 2. The time and space of Celtic art: interrogatin the 'technologies of enchantment' database (Duncan Garrow) 3. A Celtic mysteryL some thoughts on the genesis of insular Celtic art (Vincent and Ruth Megaw) 4. Seeing red: the aesthetics of martial objects in the British and Irish Iron age (Melanie Giles) 5. Reflections on Celtic art: a re-examination of mirror decoration (Jody Joy) 6. What can be infered from the regional stylistic diversity of Iron Age coinage? (Ian Leins) 7. Technologies of the body: Iron Age and Roman grooming and display (Hella Eckardt) 8. Celtic art in Roman Britain (Fraser Hunter) 9. Material, style and identity in first century AD metalwork, with particular reference to the Seven Siters Hoard (Mary Davis and Adam Guilt) 10. On the aesthetics of the Ancient Britons (Mansel Spratling) 11. Comment I. Contextualising Iron Age art (Niall Sharples) 12. Comment II. The unmaking of Iron Age identities: art after the Roman conquest (David Mattingly)
Responsibility: edited by Duncan Garrow, Chris Gosden, and J.D. Hill.


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This project aims to take stock of the entire British corpus, reassess dates and consider arts context and role... The best papers are the commentaries by Niall Sharples and David Mattingly which put Read more...

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