Euan W. MacKie, Professor Challenger and his Lost Neolithic World: The Compelling Story of Alexander Thom and British Archaeoastronomy

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  • Kenneth Brophy University of Glasgow

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https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.22278

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Professor Challenger, Lost Neolithic World, Alexander Thom, British Archaeoastronomy

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Euan W. MacKie, Professor Challenger and his Lost Neolithic World: The Compelling Story of Alexander Thom and British Archaeoastronomy Oxford: Archaeopress, 2020. Paperback 158 pp., 81 figures ISBN 9781784918330. £30.00.

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Hunter, F., 2020. “Euan W. MacKie (10 February 1936–2 November 2020)”. Scottish Archaeological Journal 43 (1): 114–117. https://doi.org/10.3366/saj.2021.0160

MacKie, E. W., 1977. Science and Society in Prehistoric Britain. London: Elek.

MacKie, E. W., 2013. “A ‘Rosetta Stone’ for the Prehistoric Solar Calendar? Kerbstone K15 at Knowth, Ireland”. Time and Mind 6 (2): 211–230. https://doi.org/10.2752/175169713X13589680081894

Thom, A. S., 1995. Walking in All of the Squares: A Biography of Alexander Thom, Engineer, Archaeoastronomer, Discoverer of a Prehistoric Calendar, the Geometry of Stone Rings, and Megalithic Measurement. Glendaruel, UK: Argyll Publishing.

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Published

2022-02-18

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Brophy, K. (2022). Euan W. MacKie, Professor Challenger and his Lost Neolithic World: The Compelling Story of Alexander Thom and British Archaeoastronomy. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 7(2), 298–300. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.22278

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