The Significance of Monuments

The Significance of Monuments The Neolithic period, when agriculture began and many monuments including Stonehenge were constructed, is an era fraught with paradoxes and ambiguities Starting in the Mesolithic and carrying his analysis through to the Late Bronze Age, Richard Bradley sheds light on this complex period and the changing consciousness of these prehistoric peoples.The Significance of Monuments studies the importance of monuments tracing their history from their first creation over six thousand years later Part One discusses how monuments first developed and their role in developing a new sense of time and space among the inhabitants of prehistoric Europe Other features of the prehistoric landscape such as mounds and enclosures across Continental Europe are also examined Part Two studies how such monuments were modified and reinterpreted to suit the changing needs of society through a series of detailed case studies.The Significance of Monuments is an indispensable text for all students of European prehistory It is also an enlightening read for professional archaeologists and all those interested in this fascinating period. Free Download eBook The Significance of Monuments author Richard Bradley –

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US Books ☆ The Significance of Monuments  ePUB By ↠ Richard  Bradley ↠ –
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • The Significance of Monuments
  • Richard Bradley
  • English
  • 06 May 2017
  • 0415152046

10 thoughts on “The Significance of Monuments

  1. says:

    This was not the book I was looking for It was an interesting read, but it spent muchtime engaging with other archaeologists than monuments.

  2. says:

    Richard Bradley writes engagingly in this book as he argues for a rethinking of the British Neolithic and Bronze Age which places monuments as central not just to cosmology but to material culture Linking monuments explicitly with subsistence systems and an economic worldview, as well as acknowledging the symbolism of circles, he argu...

  3. says:

    Thought provoking I got to the end and then started all over again so I actually read it twice Richard Bradley raises some interesting ideas about the hows and whys of the changes that took place in and between the Mesolithic, the Neolithic and the Bronze Age.

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