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Subcategory: History books
Author: John North
ISBN: 0002557738
ISBN13: 978-0002557733
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (July 17, 1996)
Pages: 750
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North's comprehensive study of Neolithic structures and their purpose is an intense read.

North's comprehensive study of Neolithic structures and their purpose is an intense read. Except for frequent returns to earlier information, this book is not a "page-turner. It is, however, a wealth of challenging ideas on how our Neolithic ancestors lived. Some form of ancestor worship, he contends, led to sophisticated insight of the heavens across Europe

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John David North (19 May 1934 – 31 October 2008) was a British historian of science and author of numerous books. Stonehenge: Neolithic man and the cosmos (1996). The Ambassadors' Secret: Holbein and the world of the Renaissance (2002). North was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in 1934. God's Clockmaker: Richard of Wallingford and the invention of time (2005). Cosmos: an Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology (2008).

John North’s extraordinary book finally solves the riddle of Stonehenge. How? By carefully reassessing the archaeological evidence and reconstructing the heavens as they would have appeared thousands of years ago. As well as considering Stonehenge, John North draws evidence from prehistoric remains throughout Britain and northern Europe – the stone circles at Avebury, the White Horse at Uffington, the Long Man of Wilmington in Sussex and the long barrows which are dotted over southern England

Mail on Sunday John North’s extraordinary book finally solves the riddle of Stonehenge

Mail on Sunday John North’s extraordinary book finally solves the riddle of Stonehenge. As well as considering Stonehenge, John North draws evidence from prehistoric remains throughout Britain and northern Europe – the stone circles at Avebury, the White Horse at Uffington, the Long Man of Wilmington in Sussex and the long barrows which are dotted over southern England. He shows how all these pieces fit together to establish the function of the stones themselves and what we can know of the religion that caused them to be erected in the first place.

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There have been many attempts to explain the purpose of Stonehenge. Using archaelogical detail and a knowledge of the heavens as they were many millennia ago, North establishes the function of the stones themselves and what we can know of the religion that caused them to be erected.
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