The Resource Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C., edited by C.L.N. Ruggles & A.W.R. Whittle

Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C., edited by C.L.N. Ruggles & A.W.R. Whittle

Label
Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C.
Title
Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C.
Statement of responsibility
edited by C.L.N. Ruggles & A.W.R. Whittle
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN776.22.G7
LC item number
A85 1981
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ruggles, C. L. N.
  • Whittle, A. W. R
Series statement
BAR British series
Series volume
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neolithic period
  • Bronze age
  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Megalithic monuments
  • Astronomie
  • Mégalithe
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • Archéoastronomie
  • Megalieten
  • Mégalithes
  • Néolithique
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Âge du bronze
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Bronze age
  • Megalithic monuments
  • Neolithic period
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Megalieten
  • Néolithique
  • Âge du bronze
  • Archéoastronomie
  • Mégalithes
  • Astronomie
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Britannien
Label
Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C., edited by C.L.N. Ruggles & A.W.R. Whittle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Megalithic lunar observatories / A.S. Thom -- Decoding the Callanish complex / Margaret and Gerald Ponting -- Wise men in antiquity? / Euan W. MacKie -- A critical examination of the megalithic lunar observatories / Clive Ruggles -- A reassessment of the solstitial observatories at Kintraw and Ballachroy / Jon Patrick -- Some archaeological and astronomical objections to scientific astronomy in British prehistory / Gordon Moir -- "By the light of the cinerary moon" / Aubrey Burl -- Ethnoastronomy / I.J. Thorpe -- Some notes on work organisation and society in prehistoric Wessex / Bill Startin and Richard Bradley -- Later Neolithic society in Britain / Alasdair Whittle
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780860541301
Lccn
81174149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08156895
  • (OCoLC)ocm08156895
Label
Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B.C., edited by C.L.N. Ruggles & A.W.R. Whittle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Megalithic lunar observatories / A.S. Thom -- Decoding the Callanish complex / Margaret and Gerald Ponting -- Wise men in antiquity? / Euan W. MacKie -- A critical examination of the megalithic lunar observatories / Clive Ruggles -- A reassessment of the solstitial observatories at Kintraw and Ballachroy / Jon Patrick -- Some archaeological and astronomical objections to scientific astronomy in British prehistory / Gordon Moir -- "By the light of the cinerary moon" / Aubrey Burl -- Ethnoastronomy / I.J. Thorpe -- Some notes on work organisation and society in prehistoric Wessex / Bill Startin and Richard Bradley -- Later Neolithic society in Britain / Alasdair Whittle
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780860541301
Lccn
81174149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08156895
  • (OCoLC)ocm08156895

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