The Dolmens and Passage Graves of Sweden: An Introduction and Guide

November 25, 2020
The Dolmens and Passage Graves of Sweden: An Introduction and Guide

This book is the first comprehensive introduction and guide toSweden's most spectacular Stone Age monuments: the dolmens andpassage graves, which began to be constructed over 5000 years ago.The introduction provides a detailed social interpretation of thesemonuments outlining how and why they were built and the ways inwhich they related to economy and landscape, politics, ceremony,symbolism and belief. This is followed by a systematic regionalguide to all the major monuments in Skane, Halland, Vastergotland,Oland and Bohuslan, illustrated by numerous photographs, plans andmaps.