Prehistoric Stone Circles

Prehistoric Stone Circles

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Description

This little book has become a classic. Re-issued yet again with revisions and colour pictures, it provides an excellent introduction to stone circles, including Stonehenge, and shows how we are gradually coming to an understanding of their significance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 146 x 202 x 6mm | 181.44g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 43 colour and 4 line illus.
  • 0747806098
  • 9780747806097
  • 93,623

Table of contents

Introduction; The origins of stone circles; Early stone circles: Late Neolithic Age, c.3650-2900 BC; The Megalithic Enclosures of Britanny; The Middle Period: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age, c.2900-2200 BC; Late stone circles; Early to Middle Bronze Age, c.2200-1500 BC; Stonehenge: c. 3000-1500 BC; Current work on stone circles; Sites to visit; Further readingshow more

About Aubrey Burl

Aubrey Burl is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. He has directed the excavation of several monuments, including two strange recumbent stone circles of Aberdeenshire. Formerly Principal Lecturer in Prehistory at Hull College of Higher Education, he now lives in Birmingham.show more

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