Stone Circles: A Field Guide

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About the Author
Colin Richards is professor of archaeology at the University of the Highlands and Islands and author of numerous books, including Building the Great Stone Circles of the North. Vicki Cummings is professor of Neolithic archaeology at the University of Cardiff and is the author of several works, including The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland. This is the authors' second cowritten book, after Monuments in the Making.
"Written with style and containing a wealth of expert knowledge, Colin Richards and Vicki Cummings offer the essential field guide to the stone circles of Britain and Ireland. The Stone Circles provides a thoroughly up-to-date and beautifully illustrated account of key sites."--Joshua Pollard, author of Avebury

"The indispensable new guide to stone circles in Britain and Ireland by two leading prehistorians: packed with up-to-date interpretation and information including instructions on how to find even the most remote sites, sensitive to the beauties of landscapes and settings, and good for armchair browsing as well."--Alasdair Whittle, author of The Times of Their Lives

"Meticulously researched and richly detailed, this is a welcome new guide to the stone circles of Great Britain and Ireland. Including up-to-date information, and the opportunity for the reader to engage in their own stone circle research, this is accessible, inclusive and engaging, and a must have for any stone lovers bookshelf."--Katy Soar, editor of Circles of Stone

"This attractive and colourfully illustrated book is what we have been waiting for. It is both an accessible field guide and an excellent state-of-the-art overview of our understanding of these most enigmatic prehistoric monuments. It will have a place on the bookshelves of experts and enthusiasts alike."--Mike Parker Pearson, author of Stonehenge