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Stonehenge : the story of a sacred landscape

Author: Francis Pryor
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Pegasus books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Pryor delivers a rigorous account of the nature and history of Stonehenge, but also places the enigmatic monument in a wider cultural context, bringing acute insight into how antiquarians, scholars, writers, artists, and even neopagans, have interpreted the mystery over the centuries."--Front jacket flap
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pryor, Francis.
Stonehenge.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018
(OCoLC)1018199279
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Pryor
ISBN: 9781681777030 1681777037 9781784974657 178497465X
OCLC Number: 1022267407
Description: 1 online resource (207 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Prologue: Why Stonehenge matters --
Introduction: Religion, landscape and change --
After the ice (8000-4000 BC) --
The Stonehenge "ritual landscape" (4000-1500 BC) --
Before the great stones, part I: the formative years (from 3300 BC) --
Before the great stones, part II: stage 1 (from 3000 BC) --
The great stones arrive: stage 2 (from 2500 BC) --
The journey from life to death: stage 3 (from 2400 BC) --
Later developments: stages 4 and 5 (2100-1500 BC) --
After the stones --
Stonehenge today --
Appendix I. Timeline of significant events in British prehistory --
Appendix II. The ditch and the gradual establishment of Stonehenge.
Responsibility: Francis Pryor.

Abstract:

"Pryor delivers a rigorous account of the nature and history of Stonehenge, but also places the enigmatic monument in a wider cultural context, bringing acute insight into how antiquarians, scholars, writers, artists, and even neopagans, have interpreted the mystery over the centuries."--Front jacket flap

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