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  1. Core readings for the course 7 items
    1. The prehistory of Britain and Ireland - Bradley, Richard 2007

      Book Essential CHAPTERS 2-3; PP. 27-177.

    2. Prehistoric Britain - Darvill, Timothy 1996

      Book Essential PAGES 77-243.

    3. The earlier Bronze Age - M. Parker-Pearson

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    4. Bronze Age Britain - Parker Pearson, Michael, Parker Pearson, Michael 2005

      Book Essential

    5. Stonehenge: exploring the greatest stone age mystery - Parker Pearson, Michael, Stonehenge Riverside Project (England) 2012

      Book Essential

    6. Prehistoric Britain - Pollard, Joshua c2008

      Book Essential

    7. The Neolithic - A. Whittle

      Chapter Essential

  2. Lecture 1 & 2: The history of research into Stonehenge 7 items
    1. Stonehenge - Atkinson, R. J. C. 1960

      Book Essential

    2. Stonehenge: a new history of the world's greatest stone circle - Burl, Aubrey 2006

      Book Essential

    3. Stonehenge complete - Chippindale, Christopher c2004

      Book Essential

    4. Stonehenge in its landscape: twentieth-century excavations - Cleal, Rosamund, Walker, K. E., Montague, R., English Heritage 1995

      Book Essential

    5. Stonehenge: the biography of a landscape - Darvill, Timothy 2006

      Book Essential

    6. Hengeworld - Pitts, Michael W. 2000

      Book Essential

    7. Stonehenge: the story so far - Richards, Julian C. 2006

      Book Essential

  3. Lecture 3 & 4: Britain's first farmers: the early Neolithic 26 items
    1. Interpreting the axe trade: production and exchange in Neolithic Britain - Bradley, Richard, Edmonds, M. R. 1993

      Book Essential

    2. The dating and diversity of the earliest ceramics in Wessex and south-west England - R. M. Cleal

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Radiocarbon evidence indicates that migrants introduced farming to Britain - Mark Collard, Kevan Edinborough, Stephen Shennan, Mark G. Thomas 2010-4

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    4. Dairying in antiquity. III. Evidence from absorbed lipid residues dating to the British Neolithic - M.S. Copley, R. Berstan, A.J. Mukherjee, S.N. Dudd 2005-4

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    5. Neolithic houses in northwest Europe and beyond - Darvill, Timothy, Thomas, Julian 1996

      Book Essential

    6. Plants in neolithic Britain and beyond - Fairbairn, Andrew S., Neolithic Studies Group 2000

      Book Essential

    7. Earthen long barrows: the earliest monuments in the British Isles - Field, David 2006

      Book Essential

    8. On the importance of cereal cultivation in the British Neolithic - G. Jones, P. Rowley-Conwy

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    9. The origins of warfare in the British Isles - R. Mercer

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    10. The creation of monuments: neolithic causewayed enclosures in the British Isles - Oswald, Alastair, Dyer, Carolyn, Barber, Martyn, English Heritage 2001

      Book Essential

    11. Archaeology: Sharp shift in diet at onset of Neolithic - Michael P. Richards, Rick J. Schulting, Robert E. M. Hedges 2003-9-25

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    12. Flint mines in neolithic Britain - Russell, Miles 2000

      Book Essential

    13. The Neolithization of Britain and Ireland: the 'big picture' - A. Sheridan

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    14. People of the long barrows: life, death and burial in the earlier neolithic - Smith, Martin, Brickley, Megan 2009

      Book Essential

    15. Beyond the economic system - Julian Thomas

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    16. Thoughts on the 'repacked' Neolithic revolution - J. Thomas 2003

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    17. Going over: the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in north-west Europe - Whittle, A. W. R., Cummings, Vicki, British Academy 2007

      Book Essential

    18. Building for the Dead: Events, Processes and Changing Worldviews from the Thirty-eighth to the Thirty-fourth Centuries cal. BC in Southern Britain - Alasdair Whittle, Alistair Barclay, Alex Bayliss, Lesley McFadyen 2007-2

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    19. Gathering time: dating the early Neolithic enclosures of southern Britain and Ireland - Whittle, A. W. R., Bayliss, Alexandra, Healy, Frances c2011

      Book Essential

  4. Lecture 5 & 6: Prelude to Stonehenge: the Middle Neolithic 18 items
    1. Pathways and ceremonies: the cursus monuments of Britain and Ireland - Harding, Jan, Barclay, Alistair, Neolithic Studies Group 1999

      Book Essential

    2. Altering the earth: the origins of monuments in Britain and continental Europe - Bradley, Richard, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1993

      Book Essential

    3. Water coincidence? Cursus monuments and rivers - K. Brophy

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    4. Knowth and the passage-tombs of Ireland - Eogan, George 1986

      Book Essential

    5. Scottish and Irish passage tombs: some comparisons and contrasts - G. Eogan

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    6. Aspects of passage tomb settlement in Ireland - G. Eogan

      Chapter Essential

    7. Temples of stone: exploring the megalithic tombs of Ireland - Jones, Carleton 2007

      Book Essential

    8. Recent research at Duggleby Howe, North Yorkshire - A. Gibson, A. Bayliss 2009

      Article Essential Electronic journal. NB: you will need to copy the username and password from the information page on the SFX link in order to get into this article.

    9. On the urns of a dilemma: radiocarbon and the Peterborough problem - Alex Gibson, Ian Kinnes 1997-03

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    10. Henge monuments of the British Isles - Harding, Jan 2003

      Book Essential

    11. Inscribed across the landscape: the cursus enigma - Loveday, Roy c2006

      Book Essential

    12. The date of the Stonehenge cursus - J. S. Thomas, et al. 2009

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    13. Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne - Stout, Geraldine 2002

      Book Essential

  5. Lecture 7 & 8: Britain in isolation: the late Neolithic 11 items
    1. Stonehenge and timber circles - Gibson, Alex M. 2005

      Book Essential

    2. Avebury - Gillings, Mark, Pollard, Joshua 2004

      Book Essential

    3. The story of Silbury Hill - Leary, Jim, Field, David 2010

      Book Essential

    4. Big Enclosures: The Later Neolithic Palisaded Enclosures of Scotland in their Northwestern European Context - Gordon Noble, Kenneth Brophy 2011-04-01

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    5. Avebury: the biography of a landscape - Pollard, Joshua, Reynolds, Andrew 2002

      Book Essential

    6. Monumental choreography: Architecture and spatial representation in later Neolithic Orkney - C. Richards

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

  6. Lecture 9 & 10: the Beaker people and the arrival of metallurgy 15 items
    1. Is there a British Chalcolithic?: people, place and polity in the later 3rd millennium - Allen, Michael J., Gardiner, Julie, Sheridan, Alison, Prehistoric Society (London, England) 2012

      Book Essential PAGES 226-236

    2. Beakers and the Beaker culture - H. Case

      Chapter Essential

    3. The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen: Bell Beaker burials on Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Wiltshire - Fitzpatrick, Andrew P., Barclay, Alistair 2011

      Book Essential

    4. Ross Island and the origins of Irish-British metallurgy - W. O'Brien

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. What linked the Bell Beakers in third millennium BC Europe? - M. Vander Linden 2007

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    6. Excavations at Northton, Isle of Harris - Simpson, D. D. A., Gregory, R. A., Murphy, Eileen M. c2006

      Book Essential

    7. The decline of ritual authority and the introduction of beakers into Britain - I. J. Thorpe, C. Richards

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  7. Lecture 11 & 12: Megaliths and monuments 9 items
    1. Dwelling among the monuments: the Neolithic village of Barnhouse, Maeshowe passage grave and surrounding monuments at Stenness, Orkney - Richards, Colin, Ashmore, P. J., McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research c2005

      Book Essential

    2. Building the great stone circles of the north: questions of materiality and social identity - C. Richards

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Prehistoric Orkney - Ritchie, Anna 1995

      Book Essential

    4. Neolithic Orkney in its European context - Ritchie, Anna, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research c2000

      Book Essential

    5. The megalithic monuments of Britain & Ireland - Scarre, Christopher c2007

      Book Essential

    6. Between the wind and the water: World Heritage Orkney - Wickham-Jones, C. R. 2006

      Book Recommended

  8. Lecture 13 & 14: Gold and graves: the Wessex culture 11 items
    1. The age of Stonehenge - Burgess, Colin 1980

      Book Essential

    2. Symbols of power at the time of Stonehenge - Clarke, D. V., Cowie, Trevor G., Foxon, Andrew, Barrett, John C. 1985

      Book Essential

    3. The rise of Bronze Age society: travels, transmissions and transformations - Kristiansen, Kristian, Larsson, Thomas B. 2005

      Book Essential

    4. Beyond the grave: new perspectives on barrows - Last, Jonathan 2007

      Book Essential

    5. ‘A Noble Group of Barrows’: Bush Barrow and the Normanton Down Early Bronze Age Cemetery Two Centuries On - Stuart Needham, Andrew J Lawson, Ann Woodward 2010-9

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    6. The Ringlemere Cup: precious cups and the beginning of the channel bronze age - Needham, Stuart, Parfitt, Keith, Birchenough, Aaron, Varndell, Gillian c2006

      Book Essential

    7. A first 'Wessex I' date from Wessex - S. Needham, et al. 2010

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    8. The Early Bronze Age in Wessex - S. Piggott 1938

      Article Essential Digitised Reading

    9. Copper mining and metal production at the beginning of the British Bronze Age - S. Timberlake

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    10. British barrows: a matter of life and death - Woodward, Ann 2000

      Book Essential

  9. Lecture 15 & 16: Stonehenge and Durrington Walls 14 items
    1. Stonehenge remodelled - T. C. Darvill, et al. 2012

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Durrington Walls to West Amesbury by way of Stonehenge: a major transformation of the Holocene landscape - Charles French, Rob Scaife, Michael J Allen, Mike Parker Pearson 2012-9

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. From Stonehenge to the Baltic: living with cultural diversity in the third millennium BC - Larsson, Mats, Parker Pearson, Michael 2007

      Book Essential

    4. Chalkland: an archaeology of Stonehenge and its region - Lawson, Andrew J. 2007

      Book Essential

    5. Stonehenge and the beginning of the British Neolithic - M. Parker-Pearson

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

    6. Stonehenge for the ancestors: the stones pass on the message - M. Parker-Pearson, Ramilisonina 1998

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    7. Who was buried at Stonehenge? - M. Parker-Pearson, et al. 2009

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    8. The age of Stonehenge - M. Parker-Pearson, et al. 2007

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    9. Shifting Perceptions: Spatial Order, Cosmology, and Patterns of Deposition at Stonehenge - Joshua Pollard, Clive Ruggles 2001-4

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    10. The Stonehenge environs project - Richards, Julian C., Allen, Mike, English Heritage 1990

      Book Essential

    11. Science and Stonehenge - C. Ruggles

      Chapter Essential

    12. Cattle mobility in prehistoric Britain: strontium isotope analysis of cattle teeth from Durrington Walls (Wiltshire, Britain) - Sarah Viner, Jane Evans, Umberto Albarella, Mike Parker Pearson 2010-11

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    13. Durrington Walls excavations, 1966-1968 - Wainwright, G. J., Longworth, I. H. 1971

      Book Essential

  10. Lecture 17 & 18: Stonehenge and its stone sources 13 items
    1. Stonehenge rhyolitic bluestone sources and the application of zircon chemistry as a new tool for provenancing rhyolitic lithics - Richard E. Bevins, Nick J.G. Pearce, Rob A. Ixer 2011-3

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Pleistocene river gravels and the Stonehenge problem - C. P. Green 1973

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. The petrography, affinity and provenance of lithics from the Cursus Field, Stonehenge - R. A. Ixer, R. E. Bevins 2010

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    4. The detailed petrography of six orthostats from the bluestone circle, Stonehenge - R. A. Ixer, R. E. Bevins 2011

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    5. Glaciation and the stones of Stonehenge - G. A. Kellaway 1971

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    6. The Broadstones - O. Meyrick 1955

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    7. The Broadstones - O. Meyrick 1958

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    8. Destroyed megaliths in north Wiltshire - S. Piggott 1948

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    9. The geological sources and transport of the bluestones of Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK - R. S. Thorpe, et al. 1991

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    10. The Stonehenge bluestones: discussion - O. Williams-Thorpe, et al.

      Chapter Essential

    11. PRESELI DOLERITE BLUESTONES: AXE-HEADS, STONEHENGE MONOLITHS, AND OUTCROP SOURCES - OLWEN WILLIAMS-THORPE, M.C. JONES, P.J. POTTS, P.C. WEBB 2006-02

      Article Essential Electronic journal

  11. Lecture (Seminar) 19 & 20: Stonehenge today: heritage, religion and politics 4 items
    1. Stonehenge: making space - Bender, Barbara, Aitken, Paul 1998

      Book Essential

    2. Who owns Stonehenge? - Chippindale, Christopher 1990

      Book Essential

    3. Editorial: PIA at 21 and the Human Remains Crisis - T. Williams (ed) 2011

      Article Essential PLEASE READ ALL THE VARIOUS PAPERS ON HUMAN REMAINS AND STONEHENGE

    4. Avebury Reburial Request - D. Thackray, S. Payne 2010

      Document Essential Electronic resource

  12. Essay 1 15 items
    1. Essay 1a: how and why did interpretations of Stonehenge change during the 20th century as a result of excavations and other investigations? 5 items
      1. Stonehenge complete - Chippindale, Christopher c2004

        Book Essential

      2. Stonehenge in its landscape: twentieth-century excavations - Cleal, Rosamund, Walker, K. E., Montague, R., English Heritage 1995

        Book Essential

      3. Stonehenge: the biography of a landscape - Tim Darvill October 1, 2006 (Hardcover)

        Book Essential

      4. Hengeworld - Pitts, Michael W. 2000

        Book Essential

      5. Stonehenge - Julian Richards December 10, 2007 (Hardcover)

        Book Essential

    2. Essay 1b: How have causewayed enclosures of the British Early Neolithic been interpreted? 6 items
      1. Causewayed enclosures - Mercer, R. J. 1990

        Book Essential

      2. Hambledon Hill, Dorset, England: excavation and survey of a Neolithic monument complex and its surrounding landscape - Healy, Frances, Mercer, R. J., Allen, Michael J. 2009

        Book Recommended

      3. The creation of monuments: neolithic causewayed enclosures in the British Isles - Oswald, Alastair, Dyer, Carolyn, Barber, Martyn, English Heritage 2001

        Book Essential

      4. Etton: excavations at a Neolithic causewayed enclosure near Maxey, Cambridge, 1982-87 - Pryor, Francis, Armour-Chelu, M., Ambers, J., English Heritage 1998

        Book Essential

      5. Gathering time: dating the early Neolithic enclosures of southern Britain and Ireland - Whittle, A. W. R., Healy, Frances, Bayliss, Alexandra c2011

        Book Essential

      6. The harmony of symbols: the Windmill Hill causewayed enclosure, Wiltshire - Whittle, A. W. R., Grigson, Caroline, Pollard, Joshua, Ambers, J. 1999

        Book Essential

    3. Essay 1c: Assess some of the recent competing models for explaining the beginning of the Neolithic in Britain. What new evidence might help us to resolve this research problem? 4 items
      1. Radiocarbon evidence indicates that migrants introduced farming to Britain - Mark Collard, Kevan Edinborough, Stephen Shennan, Mark G. Thomas 2010-4

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. The Neolithization of Britain and Ireland: the 'big picture' - A. Sheridan

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      3. The birth of Neolithic Britain: an interpretive account - Thomas, Julian

        Book Essential

      4. Going over: the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in north-west Europe - Whittle, A. W. R., Cummings, Vicki, British Academy 2007

        Book Essential

  13. Essay 2 12 items
    1. Essay 2a: How can we explain the archaeological evidence from the four centuries before Stonehenge Stage 1 (c.3000 BC) in southern Britain? 4 items
      1. Recent research at Duggleby Howe, North Yorkshire - A. Gibson, A. Bayliss 2009

        Article Essential Electronic journal. NB: you will need to copy the username and password from the information page on the SFX link in order to get into this article.

      2. On the urns of a dilemma: radiocarbon and the Peterborough problem - Alex Gibson, Ian Kinnes 1997-03

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      3. Regional population collapse followed initial agriculture booms in mid-Holocene Europe - Stephen Shennan, Sean S. Downey, Adrian Timpson, Kevan Edinborough 2013-10-1

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      4. Did Neolithic farming fail? The case for a Bronze Age agricultural revolution in the British Isles - C. J. Stevens, D. Q. Fuller 2012

        Article Suggested for student purchase Electronic journal

    2. Essay 2b: How important was Orkney in the social and religious changes that took place across Britain during the 3rd millennium BC? 4 items
      1. Henge monuments of the British Isles - Harding, Jan 2003

        Book Essential

      2. Building the great stone circles of the north; questions of materiality and social identity - C. Richards

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      3. Prehistoric Orkney - Ritchie, Anna 1995

        Book Essential

      4. Neolithic Orkney in its European context - Ritchie, Anna, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research c2000

        Book Essential

    3. Essay 2c: What was Stonehenge's likely significance for people in the Early and Middle Bronze Age? 4 items
      1. Stonehenge in its landscape: twentieth-century excavations - Cleal, Rosamund, Walker, K. E., Montague, R., English Heritage 1995

        Book Essential

      2. Stonehenge: the biography of a landscape - Tim Darvill October 1, 2006 (Hardcover)

        Book Essential

      3. ‘A Noble Group of Barrows’: Bush Barrow and the Normanton Down Early Bronze Age Cemetery Two Centuries On - Stuart Needham, Andrew J Lawson, Ann Woodward 2010-9

        Article Essential Electronic journal

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