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Michael Dames

Michael Dames is a British geographer and archaeologist. For many years he taught as a senior lecturer in Art History at Birmingham Polytechnic University. His books The Silbury Treasure and The Avebury Cycle are now considered classics of visionary geography writing.

Titles by This Author

A Ge-Ography Primer

In an age of ecological turbulence, our understanding of the hills, rivers and fields we live among is more critical than ever. But what might the academic study of geography fail to teach us, and what relationships to the land might be revealed by reinvestigating the neglected knowledge practices of myth, history and legend?