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Re: Stonehenge - Mike Parker Pearson
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moss wrote:
Well the latest theory and the latest book to go with the breaking news yesterday on the subject... £25 though.

http://books.simonandschuster.[...]e-Parker-Pearson/9780857207302


Not bad for 416 pages though Moss, there's been a lot dearer. Shame I only had a birthday a couple of weeks ago now so might just have to raid the piggy bank :-)
Not everyone likes MPP but I do. At least he has the balls to aknowledge that he hasn't always been right and prepared to change and the Riverside Project was good although I never understood why Stonehenge was always seemingly understood to be a 'stand alone site' until they concluded differently.


Well I've just got another good book through the post this morning 'The Ancient Stones of Wales' by Barber and Williams, so no won't be buying MPP on Stonehenge.
The 'stand alone site' tagging is I suppose because of the dramatic appearance of the upstanding stones compared to the invisible web of prehistory that is traced in the landscape and the money to fund excavations. It unfolds slowly this prehistory, dating etc....


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Posted by moss
23rd June 2012ce
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