Chapter 16. Visions of Civilization

  1. Adam Stout

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch16

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

How to Cite

Stout, A. (2008) Visions of Civilization, in Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155045

Online ISBN: 9781444302912

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Alfred Watkins, as a photographer;
  • Watkins, using white-on-black woodcuts for maps in Archaic Tracks Around Cambridge;
  • Old Straight Track, offering glimpses of ancient civilization;
  • Maiden Castle, fulfilling first criteria of ‘civilization’;
  • Wheeler's excavation at Maiden Castle, famous British archaeological investigations;
  • London Museum, employing press-cuttings agency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Meaning of Maiden Castle

  • Defeating the Führer

  • The Bungalow in Prehistory

  • Educating our Masters

  • Village People

  • Spoiling the Solstice

  • The Power of the Underworld

  • The Triumph of Science?

  • Finding Comfort in Archaeology