Douglas Scott and Stuart McHardy, The Stones of the Ancestors: Unveiling the Mystery of Scotland’s Standing Stones

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  • Liz Henty University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.19644

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Douglas Scott and Stuart McHardy, The Stones of the Ancestors: Unveiling the Mystery of Scotland’s Standing Stones Edinburgh: Luath Press Limited, 2020. Hardback 234 pp. ISBN: 9781912147809. £25.00.

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References

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. and C. Nimura, 2016. The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles: Fieldwork at Five Scottish Monuments and its Implications. Oxford: Oxbow Books. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv138wt9x

Henty, L. 2015. “Continuity or Change? A Microscopic Scale Analysis of Monuments and Ritual in Aberdeenshire”. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology 1 (2): 243–275. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v1i2.28258

MacKie, E., 1988. “Investigating the Prehistoric Solar Calendar”. In Records in Stone: Papers in Memory of Alexander Thom, edited by C. L. N. Ruggles, 206–231. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, D., 2016. “The Solar Lunar Orientations of the Orkney-Cromarty and Clava Cairns”. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology 1 (2): 45–66. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30036

Thom, A., 1967. Megalithic Sites in Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Henty, L. (2021). Douglas Scott and Stuart McHardy, The Stones of the Ancestors: Unveiling the Mystery of Scotland’s Standing Stones. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 6(2), 301–305. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.19644

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