A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany : Second Edition Paperback
by Aubrey Burl
This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany.
This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. "This book is not only an elegant and practical guide, it is also the best single-volume study of this extraordinary phenomenon, embracing 500 monuments from Shetland to Brittany...Confident, erudite, pleasurable, this volume can be recommended as travel guide, archaeology, literature, and sheer good company."-Ian Sheperd, British Archaeology "This is a wonderful book and is a must for anyone remotely interested in things megalithic."-Paul Walsh, Archaeology Ireland
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 276 pages, 70 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 04/11/2005
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780300114065