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The Old Stones: A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland

Edited by Andy Burnham; foreword by Mike Parker Pearson

Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Watkins Publishing (September 25, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 8.1 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds

Price: $45.00

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Synopsis

This is the most comprehensive and thought-provoking field guide ever published to the iconic standing stones and prehistoric places of Britain and Ireland. The ultimate insiders’ guide, it gives unparalleled insight into where to find prehistoric sites and how to understand them, by drawing on the knowledge, expertise, and passion of the archaeologists, theorists, photographers, and stones aficionados who contribute to the world’s biggest megalithic website – the Megalithic Portal. Including over 30 maps and site plans and hundreds of color photographs, The Old Stones also contains scores of articles by a wide range of contributors, from archaeologists and archaeoastronomers to dowsers and geomancers, that will change the way you see these amazing survivals from our distant past.