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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe, review

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Featured Image: Book Cover of The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe, by Graham Robb (Picador, RRP £20, Ebook £6.02), is available to order from Telegraph Books at £26 + £1.35p&p. Call 0844 871 1515 or visit books.telegraph.co.uk

From The Telegraph By

7:00AM BST 12 Oct 2013

Tim Martin has his eyes opened by an enthralling new history that argues that Druids created a sophisticated ancient society to rival the Romans.

‘Important if true” was the phrase that the 19th-century writer and historian Alexander Kinglake wanted to see engraved above church doors. It rings loud in the ears as one reads the latest book by Graham Robb, a biographer and historian of distinction whose new work, if everything in it proves to be correct, will blow apart two millennia of thinking about Iron Age Britain and Europe and put several scientific discoveries back by centuries. . . . Read Complete Report


Qualea sp. – Discovering new plant species in the Amazon (Video Field Report)

Photo: The Field Museum,  1400 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605‎ SOURCE  Google Plus

From youtube uploaded by TheFieldMuseum

Published on Feb 1, 2013

This week’s Field Revealed comes all the way from from Peru where local intrepid researchers have been carrying out “rapid inventories” with the Field Museum’s Environment, Culture, and Conservation (ECCo) teams. Rapid inventories are swift surveys of species diversity in remote areas–information which is then provided to local communities as a tool for them to build conservation and education efforts.