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Monuments and landscape in Atlantic Europe

perception and society during the Neolithic and early Bronze Age

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Western,
  • Europe, Western.
    • Subjects:
    • Neolithic period -- Europe, Western.,
    • Bronze age -- Europe, Western.,
    • Megalithic monuments -- Europe, Western.,
    • Landscape assessment -- Europe, Western.,
    • Europe, Western -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Chris Scarre.
      ContributionsScarre, Christopher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN776.22.W47 M66 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3952604M
      ISBN 100415273137, 0415273145
      LC Control Number2001048692

      From an archaeological perspective the 'sacred' component of landscape in prehistoric Ireland has largely been seen as spatially bounded - ritual 'sites' and monument 'complexes' that somehow stood apart from the world of. 'Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe is essential reading for those with the These pre-historic monuments may lack the grandure of Stone Henge but play a vital role in trying to understand the way in which our ancestors veiwed the natural world and the landscape they inhabited. This book is thought provoking and engaging and I'd 5/5(1).

      Request PDF | Changing places: Monuments and the Neolithic transition in western France | The suggestion that monuments were not a feature of the initial Neolithic poses anew the question of Author: Chris Scarre. In Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe: Perception and Society during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age (ed. C. Scarre). London: Routledge, pp. 84– Relative sea-level changes in Orkney.

      The suggestion that monuments were not a feature of the initial Neolithic poses anew the question of the Mesolithic contribution to the earliest Neolithic of Atlantic Europe. Put bluntly, are these monuments the consequence of contact and acculturation between incoming farmers and indigenous hunter-gatherers, as was envisaged twenty years ago? If so, what was the nature . The stone circles across Britain and northern Europe, the elaborate stone houses of New Mexico, huge animal shapes in Peru, the statues of Easter Island - these all serve as the most effective memory system ever invented by humans.


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Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles 5/5(1). Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered by: Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles Cited by: A landscape is both the framework for human action and a creation of human action.

People act in a landscape that already exists and thereby build on previous assumptions and ideas about that by: 3. Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered : Chris Scarre.

Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe goes significantly beyond the limits of the existing debate by inviting archeologists from different countries with the Atlantic zone to examine the relationship between landscape features and prehistoric monuments in.

Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe: Perception and Society During the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age by Chris Scarre. Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs.

Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs/5(3).

The maritime character of Atlantic Europe gains increased prominence in the case of Britain and Ireland. These are not only islands themselves but Britain in particular is fringed by smaller islands, notably to the north and north-west, which contain some of the best-known Neolithic monuments.

Synopsis. Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, but these form only part of a much broader and more numerous category of earthen and stone constructions.

A single basic concept lies behind this volume: that the intrinsic qualities encountered within the diverse landscapes of the region both informed 5/5(1). Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs. A single basic concept lies behind this volume - that the intrinsic qualities encountered within the diverse landscapes pf Atlantic Europe both informed the settings chosen for the monuments.

The topic of the volume covers one of the most dramatic changes in the history of Western Europe - the conversion to Christianity. This volume addresses through a series of case-studies along the Atlantic seaboard, issues relating to the changing physical as well as mental landscapes of Early Medieval Europe at this time.5/5(2).

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Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe goes significantly beyond the limits of existing debate by inviting archaeologists from different countries with the Atlantic zone (including Britain, France, Ireland, Spain and Sweden) to examine the relationship between landscape features and prehistoric monuments in their specialist regions.

Información del libro Monuments and landscape in Atlantic Europe: perception and society during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age. The book is a regional study of long-term change in British prehistory, and contains a unique collection of data.

A landmark in the archaeological literature, it will be essential reading for students and scholars of British prehistory and social and historical geography, and also for all those involved with archaeological g: Atlantic Europe. () Castanheiro do Vento and the significance of monumental Copper and Bronze Age sites in northern Portugal”, in Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe (with João Muralha Cardoso, António Sá Coixão and Leonor Sousa Pereira).

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Barrett, J.C. () Fragments from Antiquity. Oxford: Blackwell. actual and conceptual monuments in the Neolithic of western Britain.

In: C. Scarre (ed.) Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe, London: Routledge. Cummings, V. (). The architecture of monuments.

One Response to Monuments and monumentality. Andy.Situating monuments: the dialogue between built form and landform in Atlantic Europe. In Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe. Scarre, Chris London: Routledge. Scarre, Chris (). Enclosures and related structures in Brittany and western France.

In Neolithic Enclosures in Atlantic North-West Europe. Darvill, Timothy & Thomas.