The Stonehenge People: An Exploration of Life in Neolithic Britain, 4700-2000 B.C.

The Stonehenge People: An Exploration of Life in Neolithic Britain, 4700-2000 B.C.

by Rodney Castleden
     
 
Looking beyond the origins of Stonehenge to the origins of the culture that produced it, Rodney Castleden debunks many of the popular myths surrounding the monument and its builders. Castleden shows, for example, that Stonehenge was not built by the Druids, nor was its

Heel Stone used to mark the position of the midsummer sunrise. Castleden examines the Stonehenge

Overview

Looking beyond the origins of Stonehenge to the origins of the culture that produced it, Rodney Castleden debunks many of the popular myths surrounding the monument and its builders. Castleden shows, for example, that Stonehenge was not built by the Druids, nor was its

Heel Stone used to mark the position of the midsummer sunrise. Castleden examines the Stonehenge people's material culture as well as their social, political and religious structures to present a convincing interpretation of Stonehenge's cultural context and symbolic meaning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710209689
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
12/01/1987
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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