Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe [NOOK Book]


These essays examine for the first time the relationship between landscape and prehistoric monuments across Europe, placing the issue in a regional and intellectual context.
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Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe

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These essays examine for the first time the relationship between landscape and prehistoric monuments across Europe, placing the issue in a regional and intellectual context.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203994054
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 4/18/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Chris Scarre is deputy director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge and specialises in the prehistory of Europe and the Mediterranean.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Situating Monuments: The Dialogue Between Built Form and Landform in Atlantic Europe

Part I: Atlantic Iberia
1. Standing Stones and Natural Outcrops: The Role of Ritual Monuments in the Neolithic Transitionof the Central Alentjo
2. Castanheiro Do Vento and the Significance of Monumental Copper Age Sites in Northern Portugal
3. The Architecture of the Natural World: Rock Art in North-West Iberia

Part II: Atlantic France
4. The Perception of Space and Geometry: Megalithic Monuments of West-Central France in their Relationship to the Landscape
5. Coast and Cosmos: The Neolithic Monuments of Northern Brittany

Part III: Britain and Ireland
6. All Cultural Things: Actual and Conceptual Monuments in the Neolithic of Western Britain
7. The Land, the Sky and the Scottish Stone Circle
8. Knock Area: The Ultimate Monument. Megaliths and Mountains in Neolithic Cuil Irra, North West Ireland
9. Megaliths in a Mythologized Landscape: South-West Ireland in the Iron Age

Part IV: Scandinavia
10. Visible Intentions? Viewshed Analysis of Bronze Age Burial Mounds in Western Scania, Sweden
Conclusion: Long Conversations, Concerning Time, Descent and Place in the World

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