The Little Book of Stonehenge (Hardcover)
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With a history spanning 4,500 years, the mystery that surrounds Stonehenge is still as forceful as ever. Many different theories have been put forward about who built it, when, and why. The Neolithic stones attract over a million visitors a year, and whatever their meaning for people today, Stonehenge is undoubtedly a spiritual and uplifting ancient landscape. In this small book of wonders devoted to the enigmatic stones, you’ll find all the facts and figures you need to know: when the henge was built and why, who built it, and why it was built where it was. You’ll learn about life in Neolithic times, the magic of the stone circle, what the Romans did for Stonehenge, famous visitors over the centuries—both real and fictional, along with tales of the stones in popular culture—from psychedelic rock music to feature films.
About the Author
Meredith MacArdle is author of The Timeline History of China.