Hengeworld: Life in Britain 2000 BC as Revealed by the Latest Discoveries at Stonehenge, Avebury and Stanton Drew

Hengeworld: Life in Britain 2000 BC as Revealed by the Latest Discoveries at Stonehenge, Avebury and Stanton Drew

by Mike Pitts
     
 

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This is a story of the discovery of a lost civilization that spanned five centuries—a civilization that now lies mostly beneath the fields of Southern England. Mike Pitts, an archaeologist, asks what sort of people designed and built these extraordinary structures. Using computer reconstructions he shows what they looked like and attempts to discover what

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This is a story of the discovery of a lost civilization that spanned five centuries—a civilization that now lies mostly beneath the fields of Southern England. Mike Pitts, an archaeologist, asks what sort of people designed and built these extraordinary structures. Using computer reconstructions he shows what they looked like and attempts to discover what their purpose was.

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“Reads like a…whodunit.” – Manchester Evening News

“Mike Pitts is that rare thing, an archaeologist who not only makes the news…but who can also write it. This book is a gem — witty, charming, urbane, informative.” – Simon Denison, British Archaeology

British Archaeology
This book is a gem—witty, charming, urbane, informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099278757
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Pitts is an archaeologist who has excavated at Stonehenge and Avebury. He is co-author with Mark Roberts of the critically acclaimed Fairweather Eden, the story of Boxgrove Man.

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