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    DescriptionOf all prehistoric monuments, few are more emotive than the great stone circles that were built throughout Britain and Ireland. From the tall, elegant, pointed monoliths of the Stones of Stenness to the grandeur of Stonehenge and the sarsen blocks at Avebury, circles of stone exert a magnetic fascination to those who venture into their sphere. In Britain today, more people visit these structures than any other form of prehistoric monument and visitors stand in awe at their scale and question how and why they were erected. Building the Great Stone Circles of the North looks at the enigmatic stone structures of Scotland and investigates the background of their construction and their cultural significance.

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    Building the Great Stone Circles of the North
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Colin Richards
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,021 g
    ISBN 13: 9781909686120
    ISBN 10: 1909686123

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000, HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DB, 3B
    DC23: 936.101
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    b/w and col. illus
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    Publication date
    30 November 2013
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    an important and engaging study.--Mike Pitts"British Archaeology" (01/01/0001)