Inscribed Across the Landscape: The Cursus Enigma
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BeschreibungRoy Loveday's authoritative study shows how the nationwide canvas reveals much about the Cursus Monements' conceptual origin, and their role in the changed dynamics of Middle Neolithic Britain. He not only examines methods of construction and layout, but addresses the vexed question of their purpose--processional way, race track, or observatory. The relationship to accompanying burial complexes is also explored.
PortraitAfter a lifetime in archaeology, during which he completed a national survey and doctoral thesis on cursus monuments, Dr Roy Loveday is now Honorary Visiting Fellow at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester. He is the author of many academic articles
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 222 Seiten