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The old straight track : its mounds, beacons, moats, sites, and mark stones

  title={The old straight track : its mounds, beacons, moats, sites, and mark stones},
  author={Alfred Watkins},
Living after Offa: Place-Names and Social Memory in the Welsh Marches
How are linear monuments perceived in the contemporary landscape and how do they operate as memoryscapes for today’s borderland communities? When considering Offa’s Dyke and Wat’s Dyke in today’s
Myth-science as residual culture and magical thinking
In two recent essays I have sketched out an idea of myth-science as a ‘fictioning’ of reality (with its concomitant calling forth of new subjectivities adequate and appropriate to this) and as a kind
Power Spots and the Charged Landscape of Shinto
  • Caleb Carter
  • History
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies
  • 2018
Caleb Carter is Assistant Professor of Japanese religions in the Faculty of Humanities at Kyushu University. This article explores religious practices and institutional tensions related to the
From shamanism to the space age: reconciling with ancient beliefs may prepare us for Contact
A lifetime’s work in applied marine ecology convinced me that trying to conserve wild populations by ‘Scientific Resource Management’ is often unsuccessful. Rather than a technical deficiency, this
Iain Sinclair and the psychogeography of the split city
Iain Sinclair’s London is a labyrinthine city split by multiple forces deliriously replicated in the complexity and contradiction of his own hybrid texts. Sinclair played an integral role in the
The Arles-Fontvieille Megalithic Monuments: astronomy and cosmology in the European Neolithic
This thesis is an archaeoastronomical study of a group of megalithic sites in the south of France, the Arles/Fontvieille monuments, as well as a historiographical and epistemological study of the
Lines of Sight: Alfred Watkins, Photography and Topography in Early Twentieth- Century Britain
Alfred Watkins (1855–1935) (fig.1) originated the idea of ley lines, surveyed alignments which, so he maintained, articulated the prehistoric landscape and movement through it. The idea has its