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Solving Stonehenge

Author : Anthony Edward Johnson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131782513
Genre : History
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Draws on modern computer analysis to present new theories about Stonehenge's creation, reevaluating the lesser-known 1740 survey of John Wood, presenting arguments that reveal its construction throughout more than 1,000 years, and explaining what the stones themselves reveal about their numbers, spacing, and relationships.

Solving The Mysteries Of Stonehenge

Author : Leon Gray
ISBN : 1445134373
Genre : Archaeology and history
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Stonehenge is one of the world's most famous sites where ancient history can still be explored today. This ancient monument has puzzled and fascinated archaeologists and historians for hundreds of years because no one knows for sure what it was actually built for! Stone Age Britain was a place where many different tribes of people lived and many theories suggest that Stonehenge was a place used for ceremonies and rituals. Solving the Mysteries of Stonehenge explores this amazing ruin and looks in detail at other famous henges such as one of the largest ones in Europe at Avebury and the stone circles at Carnac in France. With Stonehenge as a background, the book fills in the details of how we think the people who lived there at the time built and used this amazing stone circle. It also explains how some of the archaeological discoveries were uncovered, which have helped to piece together our understanding of this fascinating place. This series investigates some of the most well-known sites of past civilisations. Shows archaeologists as detectives of the past and how they work to solve mysteries of ancient cultures and civilisations by literally 'Digging Into History'. A brilliant series for young history buffs and any child interested in archaeology.

Stonehenge

Author : Jonathan Morris
ISBN : 1492736880
Genre : Social Science
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With over one hundred illustrations and more than two hundred notes cross-referencing to over forty reference works on Stonehenge, the expanded edition of Stonehenge: solving the Neolithic Universe describes new evidence showing what Stonehenge was for and why it was built. “I do agree with you that the basic structure of Stonehenge is essentially a working model of their cosmos/perceived Universe....” Professor Tim Darvill OBE: Archaeologist and author, best known for his publications on prehistoric Britain. 2013 “This theory is absolute gold-dust as it offers a credible solution to the problem of why the Stonehenge lintels were so very level.” Daniel Johnston: Author of 'Stonehenge Unhinged'. 2013 “Overall I found this publication highly readable, being both informative and slightly controversial.''....''The one thing that makes this book a winner is the fact that it's central theory is not a house of cards..Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in Stonehenge.” Simon Charlesworth: Reviewer for The Megalithic Portal. 2012 “Unlike many books of this type, Morris shows how the Neolithic people could have studied the heavens using common sense and appropriate technology. He allows our ancestors to have the ability to work things out for themselves....” Northern Earth Magazine: 2013 “Handing us the 'Why' on a silver platter, Solving the Neolithic Universe is presented in an easily digestible form, with step-by-step explanations of every facet of the theme....Illustrated with hand-renderings, in addition to CGI, Mr Morris guides the reader to their own epiphany in an extraordinarily cohesive explanation for the ultimate purpose of this enigmatic wonder” ND Wiseman: Author, Cape Cod, USA. 2012

The Stonehenge Letters

Author : Harry Karlinsky
ISBN : 9781770563834
Genre : Fiction
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While researching why Freud failed to win a Nobel Prize at the Nobel Archives in Sweden, a psychiatrist makes an unusual discovery. Among the piles of papers in the 'Crackpot' file are letters addressed to the executor of Alfred Nobel's will, written by several notable Nobel laureates — including Rudyard Kipling and Marie Curie — each offering an explanation of why and how Stonehenge was constructed. Diligent research uncovers that Alfred Nobel added a secret codicil to his will, a prize for the Nobel laureate who solves the mystery of Stonehenge. Weaving together a wealth of primary sources — photos, letters, wills — The Stonehenge Letters tells the tale of a fascinating secret competition. Praise for The Stonehenge Letters: 'This little novel is a delight from its first word to its last. The Stonehenge Letters is by turns thoughtful, whimsical, haunting and laugh-out-loud funny. Reading this book was like skating over the smoothest ice; I was blissfully unaware of the transition from history to fiction and back again' — Annabel Lyon, author of The Sweet Girl 'In his alarmingly smart and dangerously absorbing Freud-tinged romance/detective story, Harry Karlinsky deploys explosions, earthworms, radioactive particles and a passel of Nobel laureates to reinvent history in the golden age of invention.' — Zsuzsi Gartner, author of Better Living Through Plastic Explosives Harry Karlinsky is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. His first novel, The Evolution of Inanimate Objects (HarperCollins UK), was longlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize.

Mysteries Of Stonehenge

Author : Elizabeth Weitzman
ISBN : 9781512468403
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Five thousand years ago, someone (or a lot of someones) shaped and assembled a group of 25-ton rocks in southwest England. We call it Stonehenge. The summer and winter solstices are amazingly beautiful at this mysterious configuration of rocks. But still no one knows exactly who built Stonehenge, how they did it, or why. Explore the fantastical myths that attempt to explain these ancient mysteries, as well as the fascinating clues and tools archaeologists are using to uncover the truth about Stonehenge.

Stonehenge

Author : Mike Parker Pearson
ISBN : 9780857207302
Genre : History
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Our knowledge about Stonehenge has changed dramatically as a result of the Stonehenge Riverside Project (2003-2009), led by Mike Parker Pearson, and included not only Stonehenge itself but also the nearby great henge enclosure of Durrington Walls. This book is about the people who built Stonehenge and its relationship to the surrounding landscape. The book explores the theory that the people of Durrington Walls built both Stonehenge and Durrington Walls, and that the choice of stone for constructing Stonehenge has a significance so far undiscovered, namely, that stone was used for monuments to the dead. Through years of thorough and extensive work at the site, Parker Pearson and his team unearthed evidence of the Neolithic inhabitants and builders which connected the settlement at Durrington Walls with the henge, and contextualised Stonehenge within the larger site complex, linked by the River Avon, as well as in terms of its relationship with the rest of the British Isles. Parker Pearson's book changes the way that we think about Stonehenge; correcting previously erroneous chronology and dating; filling in gaps in our knowledge about its people and how they lived; identifying a previously unknown type of Neolithic building; discovering Bluestonehenge, a circle of 25 blue stones from western Wales; and confirming what started as a hypothesis - that Stonehenge was a place of the dead - through more than 64 cremation burials unearthed there, which span the monument's use during the third millennium BC. In lively and engaging prose, Parker Pearson brings to life the imposing ancient monument that continues to hold a fascination for everyone.

From Stonehenge To Santa Claus

Author : Paul Frodsham
ISBN : IND:30000110586660
Genre : Christmas
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The story of everyone's favourite time of year.A unique history of the Christmas period from the Prehistoric to the present day.

New Scientist

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ISBN : UOM:39015072620506
Genre : Science
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Stonehenge A New Understanding

Author : Mike Parker Pearson
ISBN : 9781615191727
Genre : Social Science
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Stonehenge stands as an enduring link to our prehistoric ancestors, yet the secrets it has guarded for thousands of years have long eluded us. Until now, the millions of enthusiasts who flock to the iconic site have made do with mere speculation—about Stonehenge’s celestial significance, human sacrifice, and even aliens and druids. One would think that the numerous research expeditions at Stonehenge had left no stone unturned. Yet, before the Stonehenge Riverside Project—a hugely ambitious, seven-year dig by today’s top archaeologists—all previous digs combined had only investigated a fraction of the monument, and many records from those earlier expeditions are either inaccurate or incomplete. Stonehenge—A New Understanding rewrites the story. From 2003 to 2009, author Mike Parker Pearson led the Stonehenge Riverside Project, the most comprehensive excavation ever conducted around Stonehenge. The project unearthed a wealth of fresh evidence that had gone untouched since prehistory. Parker Pearson uses that evidence to present a paradigm-shifting theory of the true significance that Stonehenge held for its builders—and mines his field notes to give you a you-are-there view of the dirt, drama, and thrilling discoveries of this history-changing archaeological dig.

Minerva

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133537048
Genre : Archaeology
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Stonehenge

Author : Harriette Sheffer Abels
ISBN : 0896863468
Genre : Megalithic monuments
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Examines the various mysteries of the ancient megalithic monument Stonehenge, discussing the possibilities regarding who built it, how they constructed it, and what its purpose was.

Earth

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009531898
Genre : Earth sciences
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The Bluestone Enigma

Author : Brian John
ISBN : UOM:39015078781815
Genre : Megalithic monuments
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A book focusing on the mysterious bluestones of Stonehenge, which originated in Wales and which have been the cause of much debate. Where did they come from, and how did they get there? The author argues that many fondly-held beliefs are sentimental, unscientific and unnecessary, and he supports his case with spectacular and previously unpublished research discoveries.

Stonehenge

Author : Julian C. Richards
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129867706
Genre : History
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In this book, archaeologist Julian Richards sets out to tell Stonehenge's fascinating story up to the present archaeological moment. Starting with a clear explanation of the structures of earth and stone that the monument is composed of, Richards then charts the ways that Stonehenge has been viewed, explored, and explained since medieval times, from its role in the folklore of giants, wizards, and druids, to its use for lavish burials of the elite and their gold, to its importance in the birth of modern archaeology.

Physical Science

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ISBN : 007825728X
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Stonehenge And The Celtic Revival In British Art Eighteenth And Nineteenth Centuries

Author : Sharon Louise Hanford
ISBN : UCAL:X32433
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New Techniques

Author : Flavio Conti
ISBN : UCSD:31822011214996
Genre : Architectural design
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Presents great architectural achievements that used innovative and new techniques for the times. Includes Graythorp I, Eiffel Tower, Hoover Dam, Charles De Gaulle Airport, Lever House, Olympia Park, Panama Canal, Pont du Gard, Stonehenge, and The Stavkirke of Urnes.

Choice

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017985323
Genre : Academic libraries
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Stonehenge

Author : John David North
ISBN : UOM:39015040676796
Genre : Archaeoastronomy
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There have been many attempts to explain the purpose of Stonehenge. Using archaelogical detail and a knowledge of the heavens as they were many millennia ago, North establishes the function of the stones themselves and what we can know of the religion that caused them to be erected.

Stonehenge

Author : Peter Roop
ISBN : 0899080669
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents opposing viewpoints on the origin and purpose of the mysterious megalithic monument in England.

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