Richard Bradley and Courtney Nimura, editors, The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles: Fieldwork at Five Scottish Monuments and its Implications Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2016. Paperback 168pp, b/w and colour illustrations. ISBN 9781785702433. £39.95.

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  • Liz Henty University of Wales Trinity Saint David

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.33303

Keywords:

Archaeology, stone circles

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Author Biography

Liz Henty, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Liz Henty left her accountancy career to take the Cultural Astronomy and Astrology MA at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, where she achieved a distinction for her dissertation entitled ‘An Examination of Possible Solar, Lunar and Stellar Alignments at the Recumbent Stone Circles of North-East Scotland’. After taking some short archaeology courses at Aberdeen University, she is now a PhD Student at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, researching the divide between the disciplines of archaeology and archaeoastronomy. She has presented papers at SEAC and the Theoretical Archaeology Group conferences and is a contributor to the forthcoming volume Skyscapes in Archaeology edited by F Silva and N Campion.

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Bradley, R., 1998. The Significance of Monuments: On the Shaping of Human Experience in Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe. London and New York: Routledge.

Bradley, R., 2005. The Moon and the Bonfire: An Investigation of Three Stone Circles in Aberdeenshire. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Bradley, R., 2011. Stages and Screens: An Investigation of Four Henge Monuments in Northern and North-eastern Scotland. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Bradley, R., 2012. The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bradley, R. and A. Sheridan, 2005. “Croft Moraig and the Chronology of Stone Circles”. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 71: 269–281. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0079497X00001031

Burl, A., 2000. The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Clarke, D. V., 2007. “Reading the Multiple Lives of Pictish Symbol Stones”. Medieval Archaeology 51 (1): 19–39. https://doi.org/10.1179/174581707x224642

Henty, L., 2014. “The Archaeoastronomy of Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle: A Comparison of Methodologies”. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology 24 (1): 15. https://doi.org/10.5334/pia.464

Henty, L., 2015. “Continuity or Change? A Microscopic Scale Analysis of Monuments and Ritual in Aberdeenshire”. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology 1 (2): 243–271. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v1i2.28258

Henty, L., 2016. “Recumbent Stone Circles: Theory Overview Based on Fieldwork Conducted at Three Sites”. In Astronomy and Power: How Worlds Are Structured. Proceedings of the SEAC 2010 Conference, edited by M. A. Rappenglück, B. Rappenglück, N. Campion and F. Silva, . British Archaeological Reports, International Series 2794. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

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Welfare, A., 2011. Great Crowns of Stone: The Recumbent Stone Circles of Scotland. Edinburgh: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

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Published

2017-08-09

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Henty, L. (2017). Richard Bradley and Courtney Nimura, editors, The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles: Fieldwork at Five Scottish Monuments and its Implications Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2016. Paperback 168pp, b/w and colour illustrations. ISBN 9781785702433. £39.95. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 3(1), 156–161. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.33303

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