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Stonehenge

Author: Rosemary Hill
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2010.
Series: Wonders of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stonehenge is woven into the earliest Arthurian legends and has been analysed by everyone from archaeologists, to town planners, to the Druids who have made it their spiritual home. By refusing to adopt one theoretical position, Rosemary Hill provides the most wide-ranging and expansive history of the megalithic structure to date, from its creation in 3000 BC to the threat of the thunderous main roads that flank it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, Rosemary.
Stonehenge.
London : Profile Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Hill
ISBN: 9781847650757 1847650759
OCLC Number: 727647890
Awards: Winner of Historians of British Art Book Prize 2010 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A very short pre-history --
Contending with oblivion : the antiquaries --
Art, order, proportion : the architects --
"Cold ston'y horror" : the romantics --
The age of Darwin --
Archaeology, astronomy and the age of Aquarius --
The new millennium.
Series Title: Wonders of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: Rosemary Hill.

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Stonehenge is woven into the earliest Arthurian legends and has been analysed by everyone from archaeologists, to town planners, to the Druids who have made it their spiritual home. This title  Read more...

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