The Resource A brief history of Stonehenge : a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle, Aubrey Burl

A brief history of Stonehenge : a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle, Aubrey Burl

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A brief history of Stonehenge : a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle
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A brief history of Stonehenge
Title remainder
a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle
Statement of responsibility
Aubrey Burl
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DPL
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Burl, Aubrey
Dewey number
936..2/04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
DA142
LC item number
.B86 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Stonehenge (England)
  • Wiltshire (England)
  • Megalithic monuments
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A brief history of Stonehenge : a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle, Aubrey Burl
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Publication
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Originally published under title: Stonehenge. London : Constable, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-349) and index
Contents
Preface : the challenge -- Introduction : some questions -- 1. Antiquarians ; Recovering Stonehenge ; To AD 1900 -- 2. Excavations and repairs from Tudor times to AD 1949 -- 3. Tombs in an empty land, 4200-3500 BC -- 4. The Cursus, racecourse or funeral path? : c.3500-3000 BC -- 5. The beginnings of Stonehenge, c.3000 BC -- 6. Aubrey Holes and Grooved Ware, c.2800 BC and beyond -- 7. Bluestones and questions of the unlikely, c.2550 BC -- 8. The Four Stations stone, symbolism, not science c. 2500 BC -- 9. The Great Circle, c.2450 BC -- 10. The Avenue, portals, carvings and death, c.2400 BC -- 11. The Altar Stone, c.2400 BC onwards -- 12. The Archer and beyond, c.2300 BC -- Appendix 1. Ancient words along the Atlantic fringe -- Appendix 2. Breton megalithic settings in Britain and Ireland -- Appendix 3. Alien carved motifs in Britain and Ireland
Edition
1st Carroll & Graf ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028858969
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A brief history of Stonehenge : a complete history and archaeology of the world's most enigmatic stone circle, Aubrey Burl
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Stonehenge. London : Constable, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-349) and index
Contents
Preface : the challenge -- Introduction : some questions -- 1. Antiquarians ; Recovering Stonehenge ; To AD 1900 -- 2. Excavations and repairs from Tudor times to AD 1949 -- 3. Tombs in an empty land, 4200-3500 BC -- 4. The Cursus, racecourse or funeral path? : c.3500-3000 BC -- 5. The beginnings of Stonehenge, c.3000 BC -- 6. Aubrey Holes and Grooved Ware, c.2800 BC and beyond -- 7. Bluestones and questions of the unlikely, c.2550 BC -- 8. The Four Stations stone, symbolism, not science c. 2500 BC -- 9. The Great Circle, c.2450 BC -- 10. The Avenue, portals, carvings and death, c.2400 BC -- 11. The Altar Stone, c.2400 BC onwards -- 12. The Archer and beyond, c.2300 BC -- Appendix 1. Ancient words along the Atlantic fringe -- Appendix 2. Breton megalithic settings in Britain and Ireland -- Appendix 3. Alien carved motifs in Britain and Ireland
Edition
1st Carroll & Graf ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028858969

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