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The making of Stonehenge

Author: Rodney Castleden
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Castleden suggests that there is no one 'meaning' or 'purpose' for Stonehenge, that from its very beginning it has filled a variety of needs.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Castleden
ISBN: 0415085136 9780415085137
OCLC Number: 27769480
Description: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. 'Beyond All Historical Recall' --
3. The First Stonehenge --
4. Stonehenge Abandoned? --
5. Stones from Afar: The Bluestone Enigma --
6. Culmination: The Sarsen Monument --
7. Stonehenge Completed: The Return of the Bluestones --
8. The Meaning of Stonehenge --
9. Stonehenge in Decline --
Appendix A: The chronology of Stonehenge --
Appendix B: The cost of building the Stonehenge complex --
Appendix C: Radiocarbon dates --
Appendix D: Large volcanic eruptions and Stonehenge: a possible connection?
Responsibility: Rodney Castleden ; illustrated by the author.
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