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: 292 pages, 70 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 04/11/2005
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780300114065