Exploring Megalithic Europe: Amazing Sites to See for Yourself

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Price
$55.20
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
292
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781538120910
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About the Author
Julian Heath earned both bachelor's and a master's degrees in archaeology at the University of Liverpool. He specialized in the prehistoric archaeology of western Europe and Egyptology. Since leaving university, he has gone on to publish and illustrate several books on prehistoric Archaeology/Egyptology such as: Life in Copper Age Britain, Warfare in Neolithic Europe, Sacred Circles, Archaeological Hotspot Egypt. He has also contributed articles to Ancient Egypt magazine. Heath contributed illustrations to the British Museum's Dictionary of Ancient Egypt and two children's books (Stories from Ancient Egypt & Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome) written by the respected Egyptologist and author, Joyce Tyldesley. He has also worked as a finds illustrator (this involves the accurate drawing of ancient artefacts for publication, following set technical conventions) with Liverpool University missions to sites in Egypt.
Reviews
This well-crafted book is an invaluable companion for anyone researching the ritual lives of our European Neolithic and Bronze Age ancestors. Julian Heath brings together all the major megalithic sites in one very informative volume; ideal for scholars and those researching our distant heritage.--George Nash, Geosciences Centre, IPT, Coimbra University, Portugal
The creation of monuments is one of the most important aspects of life in prehistoric societies. Julian Heath's book offers a broadly accessible guide to the amazing megalithic monuments of our European ancestors and covers numerous sites. Exploring Megalithic Europe is a valuable companion to all readers interested in our prehistoric past.--Dr. Jan Turek, Center for Theoretical Studies, Charles University, Prague, Editor-in-chief of Archaeologies-Journal of the World Archaeological Congress
A wonderful guide. . . intelligently and cogently written . . . If you are traveling anywhere in Europe, this book will convince you to go visit [the sites] yourself!--Seattle Book Review