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The modern antiquarian : a pre-millennial odyssey through megalithic Britain : including a gazetteer to over 300 prehistoric sites

Author: Julian Cope
Publisher: London : Thorsons, 1998.
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The Modern Antiquarian is the result of an eight-year odyssey in search of prehistoric Britain. Of the countless sites visited, over 300 of the very best have been selected, their remains photographed and their relationships with the landscape explained. Julian Cope, one of Britain's best known and much loved post-punk visionaries, takes the traveller to the first temples built on these islands in order to shine a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Cope
ISBN: 0722535996 9780722535998
OCLC Number: 40144018
Description: ix, 438 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. In search of megalithic Britian --
The landscape temples --
The ascent of ma --
The Bridgit landscapes --
The book of Ur --
Margaret at the stones : megalithic astronomy at Lunar Callanish --
Silbury & the Sacred Hills, recumbent mother figures & some analogous hill alters --
Fifty-nine stone circles at Aberdeenshire --
Pro-neolithic temples --
Metal & the rise of the individual in the decline and fall of the Great Goddess culture.
Responsibility: Julian Cope.

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