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H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (71 plates in colour)
Published Sep 2017
Megaliths; Megalithic societies; Europe; Neolithic; Henge; Tomb; Standing stones; supra-regional synthesis; radiocarbon dating; Bayesian framework
This analysis is concerned with the dating of megaliths in Europe and is based on 2410 available radiocarbon results and the application of a Bayesian statistical framework. It is, so far, the largest existing attempt to establish a supra-regional synthesis on the emergence and development of megaliths in Europe.
Chapter 1 Megaliths and megalithic societies in Europe; Chapter 2 Methodical Approach: Radiocarbon Dates and Bayesian Chronological Modelling; Chapter 3 Northwest France; Chapter 4 Catalonia; Chapter 5 Southern France; Chapter 6 Corsica; Chapter 7 Sardinia; Chapter 8 The Maltese Archipelago; Chapter 9 Southern Spain; Chapter 10 West Iberian Peninsula; Chapter 11 The other megalithic regions in Northern Europe and in the Mediterranean; Chapter 12 Synthesis: the emergence and spreading of megaliths and megalithic societies in Europe; Appendix 1 Oversight Graphic; Appendix 2 Glossary; Appendix 3 Data; Bibliography