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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • European archaeology,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Pre-Christian European & Mediterranean religions,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Prehistory,
  • Prehistoric Archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Brittany,
  • France,
  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland,
  • Stone circles

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9823791M
ISBN 100300083475
ISBN 109780300083477

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This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic horseshoes of Brittany. This new edition includes a section on Druidical circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries/5.   Aubrey Burl was formerly principal lecturer in archaeology, Hull College of Higher Education, East Riding of Yorkshire. He is also the author of Great Stone Circles: Fables, Fictions, Facts and From Carnac to Callanish: The Prehistoric Stone Rows and Avenues of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany. The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany. The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. This beautiful book about these megalithic rings explores their ancestry, methods of construction, and eventual desertion.5/5(2).   Aubrey Burl This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany. This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

From Stonehenge to Callanish, from Newgrange to Er-Lannic, great prehistoric stone circles have drawn thousands of admiring visitors to their sites every year. This practical guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic horseshoes of Brittany.5/5(1). A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany. Author. Burl, Aubrey. Publisher. Yale University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing. This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany 5/5(1).   "A wonderful guide to the many megaliths of Britain's Neolithic and Bronze Age."Mike Parker Pearson, Professor of British Later Prehistory at UCLThis is the most comprehensive and thought-provoking field guide ever published to the iconic standing stones and prehistoric places of Britain and : Andy Burnham.

  The one shown here (Hardback) is "The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany" an updating of his "The Stone Circles of the British Isles". The paperback listed under other buying options is "_A Guide to_the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany" the (very slightly) updated version of his book of the same title first published in /5(22). The stone circles of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany. [Aubrey Burl] -- "The stone circles of western Europe, some nearly years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. This book about these megalithic rings explores their ancestry, methods of construction and. The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. This beautiful book about these megalithic rings explores their ancestry, methods of construction, and eventual desertion. Price: $ BOOKS BY DR AUBREY BURL. The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany - Aubrey Burl June , Yale A new edition of Burl's classic work on Stone Circles, out now! The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages.