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The stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

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The stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany by Aubrey Burl. New revised edition 200 published Yale University Press. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition

The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly 6000 years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. This beautiful book about these megalithic rings explores their ancestry, methods of construction, and eventual desertion. A substantially revised version of Aubrey Burl's highly praised work The Stone Circles of the British Isles, it offers new insights into the purpose of stone circles. It also provides a new interpretation of Stonehenge and of Callanish in Scotland, the first overview of the cromlechs in Brittany, a discussion of the problems of archaeoastronomy as related to stone circles, a greatly expanded Gazetteer, and an up-to-date list of radiocarbon dates and recent excavations.

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Author(s):
BURL a
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
26x18x3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300083475
ISBN-13:
9780300083477
Number of pages:
462
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
The stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

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The stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany by Aubrey Burl. New revised edition 200 published Yale University Press. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition

The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly 6000 years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. This beautiful book about these megalithic rings explores their ancestry, methods of construction, and eventual desertion. A substantially revised version of Aubrey Burl's highly praised work The Stone Circles of the British Isles, it offers new insights into the purpose of stone circles. It also provides a new interpretation of Stonehenge and of Callanish in Scotland, the first overview of the cromlechs in Brittany, a discussion of the problems of archaeoastronomy as related to stone circles, a greatly expanded Gazetteer, and an up-to-date list of radiocarbon dates and recent excavations.

Author(s):
BURL a
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
26x18x3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300083475
ISBN-13:
9780300083477
Number of pages:
462
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
The stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

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