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Places of Special Virtue: Megaliths in the Neolithic landscapes of Wales Paperback – Illustrated, June 15 2004

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  • Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1842171089
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1842171080
  • Dimensions : 20.93 x 1.22 x 29.82 cm
  • Item Weight : 844 g
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books; Illustrated edition (June 15 2004)
  • Language: : English
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makes a real contribution to Neolithic studies.'
Mike Pitts, British Archaeology 78, September 2004

One of the main strengths of this work is that it clearly illustrates the articulation between local, regional and wider traditions of monument building in the Neolithic.'
Helen Evans, Assemblage 2004

This is an important book... It is knowledgeable, and well written and produced'
Jodie Lewis, Landscape History 2004

much effort and thought has gone into the making of this book'
Alison Sheridan, Antiquity 2006

About the Author

Alasdair Whittle recently retired from being Distinguished Research Professor in Archaeology at Cardiff University, specialising in the Neolithic period. Over his career he led several major excavations, notably around Avebury and in Hungary. His many publications include Europe in the Neolithic: the Creation of New Worlds (CUP), The Archaeology of People: Dimensions of Neolithic Life (Routledge), and Gathering Time: Dating the Early Neolithic Enclosures of Southern Britain and Ireland (Oxbow, with Frances Healy and Alex Bayliss), which won the British Archaeological Award for Best Book in 2012. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Daft title, but academically sound
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