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The Stonehenge people an exploration of life in Neolithic Britain, 4700-2000 BC by Rodney Castleden

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Stonehenge (England),
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Neolithic period -- Great Britain.,
  • Prehistoric peoples -- Great Britain.,
  • Megalithic monuments -- Great Britain.,
  • Stonehenge (England),
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-274) and index.

StatementRodney Castleden ; illustrated by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN776.22.G7 C37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2225314M
ISBN 100415040655
LC Control Number89070136

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