By D. C. Heggie
This quantity summarises the complaints of a convention which happened on the collage of Oxford in September 1981. Held lower than the auspices of the foreign Astronomical Union and the overseas Union for the heritage and Philosophy of technology, the assembly reviewed learn in outdated international Archaeoastronomy. The writer acquired the ultimate typescript for construction in March 1982. The papers during this booklet are keen on laying off gentle on a debatable element of ecu prehistory, in particular that of north-west Europe: used to be astronomy practised the following within the past due Neolithic and bronze a while, and if this is the case, what was once its function? those questions are of noticeable curiosity to prehistorians, yet clean curiosity in them has been inspired principally by way of these whose expert history is within the natural and technologies, whereas they increase technical matters that have aroused the curiosity of statisticians and astronomers.