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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
Hardcover, 18 pages
Published by Garnstone Press (first published January 1st 1972)
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Rose
Jun 12, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Although I read it a long time ago and I had to skip over the geometrical formulas at times, it was an ejoyable read. Maybe now that there is so much attention being paid to what mainstream archaeology cannot fit into their tidy narrow minded timeline, more people might begin to find out that what is mentioned in this book, repeats itself all over the globe.
Bradley
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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