Table of contents for Sacred sites--contested rites/rights : pagan engagements with archaeological monuments / Jenny Blain and Robert Wallis.

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Introduction: The Politics of 'Location'
Previous scholarship: pagans and sacred sites
Introducing paganisms
Neo-tribes, new-indigenes, animist ontologies and living landscapes
Discourses and practices, locations and methodologies
Chapter outline ¿ sites and areas of interest
Chapter 1 ¿Sacred sites¿? Paganisms, representation and imaginings of the past
Tradition, authenticity, enchantment
The 'sacred' in the sites:
The Preservation Ethos:
The preservation ethos and heritage management
Implications of the preservation ethos for the non-specialist
Pagan discourses
Preservation ethos and 'personal-growth druids'
Counter-Cultural Druids and Festival Celebrants
Pagans at Sacred Sites
Chapter 2 Avebury
The Avebury landscape:
Avebury and the Sacred Sites project
Pagans and sites in Avebury
Performing Avebury
Silbury Hill and Silbury Hole
Archaeologists and pagans: performing ownership
Chapter 3 Stonehenge
¿Stonehenges¿ in discourse
¿Managed open access¿
Media attention
Alternative voices
Eventing at the ¿right time¿
Sacred partying
Stone-standing and solutions
Widening participation and engaging diversity?
	The future
Alternative meanings
Animism and the landscape
Chapter 4 Derbyshire and Yorkshire: Stanton Moor and Thornborough Henges
Stanton Moor, its context and recent history
Stanton Moor: engagements and reactions, protestors and others
The place
The protest
Representation and ritual
Issues and tensions
Thornborough henges
Contesting landscape
Chapter 5 Spirits of moor and glen: Pagans and Rock Art sites in Britain
The Kilmartin Valley, Argyll
Shamanic tourism: inspiration and appropriation
Ilkley Moor, Yorkshire
Contesting polarisation
Chapter 6 The Rollright Stones and the Rollright Trust
The Rollrights: The King¿s Men, The Whispering Knights and The King Stone
The Folklore of the Rollrights
The Rollright Trust
Plurality and multivocality: a context of inclusiveness
Damage and preservation
Facilitating engagement
Chapter 7 Reburial, museums, pagans and respect
Pagans and Ancestors
Druid voices
Negotiating the issues
Respect, reburial and repatriation
Chapter 8 Towards a conclusion: Some strategies for dialogic interaction and future directions
'Stepping stones to common ground'
Taking each other seriously, tolerantly, and deconstructing negative stereotypes
Productive collaborative dialogues
Research ethics and rights
Joint stewardship programmes
Informed consent protocols
Future directions

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sacred space -- England.
Paganism -- England.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Religious aspects -- Paganism.
Cultural property -- Protection -- England.
England -- Antiquities.