Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe
Perception and Society During the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age
Edited by Chris Scarre
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Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe by Chris Scarre
Book DescriptionAtlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs. A single basic concept lies behind this volume - that the intrinsic qualities encountered within the diverse landscapes pf Atlantic Europe both informed the settings chosen for the monuments and played a role in determining their form and visual appearance. Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe goes significantly beyond the limits of existing debate by inviting archaeologists from different countries with the Atlantic zone (including Britain, France, Ireland, Spain and Sweden) to examine the relationship between landscape features and prehistoric monuments in their specialist regions. By placing the issue within a broader regional and intellectual context, the authors illustrate the diversity of current archaeological ideas and approaches converging around this central theme.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415273145
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Chris Scarre
Chris Scarre is deputy director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge and specialises in the prehistory of Europe and the Mediterranean.
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