List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 Introduction: Scotland in the Neolithic; 2 Islands in the fastlane: the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition; 3 Burning down the house: the destruction of timber; structures; 4 Planting trees, planting people: long and round barrows; In eastern Scotland and beyond; 5 Megalithic (big-stone) architecture in Atlantic Scotland; 6 The emergence of monument complexes; 7 The architecture of monumental landscapes; 8 The Early Bronze Age: deconstructing and; rebuilding the past; 9 Conclusions; Bibliography.
Gordon Noble holds a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow. His Aberdeen undergraduate MA was in the history of art. He has an MA (2001) and PhD (2004) in archaeology from University College. London, and Reading respectively. He has published in World Archaeology and contributed to three books on the neolithic in Britain.
This comprehensive study deserves a wide-readership.--Paul B. Harvey, Jr."Scotia" (01/01/0001)