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The View Over Atlantis
John Michell
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The View Over Atlantis

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The View Over Atlantis, John Michell's unrivaled introduction to megalithic science, earth mysteries, and the inner meaning of number and measure, was described by Colin Wilson as "one of the great seminal books of our generation?a book which will be argued about for decades to come." Across much of the globe are ancient earthworks and stone monuments built for an unknown...more
Published (first published January 1st 1972)
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Very interesting book, but NOT about Atlantis, but more on ley lines and magnetic fields through Britain as well as other parts of the world. Discusses China and leng-lui and dragon/serpent beliefs cross culturally.
Full of lots of quirky fun facts. I like it. =)
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John Frederick Carden Michell was an English writer whose key sources of inspiration were Plato and Charles Fort. His 1969 volume The View Over Atlantis has been described as probably the most influential book in the history of the hippy/underground movement and one that had far-reaching effects on the study of strange phenomena: it "put ley lines on the map, re-enchanted the British landscape and...more
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