Sunday, October 14, 2001, 3:28:02 PM, you wrote:
> We are more or less in agreement. I will definitly not argue mass
> migrations with annihilation of local populations. But I definitly do
> think that the current "archaeological solution" of the problem of
> "Celtisation" of Britain is no solution at all.
First, a grip, I'm afraid. You've put in some private email of mine to
this public post to the list.
I'd argue that British archaeology recognises considerable cultural
differences in the area between Southeast England and Ireland and
Scotland. I'd also point out that Simon James is but the most well
known commentator on this issue, which is basically a refutation of
earlier mass invasion hypotheses (although James has some facinating
things to say on the creation of ethnic identities).
Hill (of HIill and Cumberpatch) and Collis are others whose work is
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