Across much of the earth’s surface are ancient earthworks and stone system; and John Michell argues that they served the elemental science. Obituary: Champion of New Age ideas and author of the counterculture classic The View Over Atlantis. New View Over Atlantis by John Michell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Heart of Albion Press. He stated that were he to be proved wrong then he would donate a large sum to charity, but at the time no one took up his offer.

In one of his properties, the basement of his own residence, became the base of the London Free School. Clarke, David; Roberts, Andy The bride and groom oved shortly afterwards. North American Academic Press.

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Apr 07, Bradley rated it liked it. Martin, Douglas 2 May Embracing the counter-cultural ideas of the Earth mysteries movement during the s, in The Flying Saucer Vision he built on Alfred Watkins ‘ ideas of ley lines by arguing that they represented linear marks created in prehistory to guide extraterrestrial spacecraft. They highlighted that Michell had erroneously included medieval crosses and natural features under his vuew of late prehistoric monuments, and that arguments for ley-lines more widely could not be sustained.

The History of the Druids in Britain. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Furious at the replacement of the age-old inch and foot by the new-fangled metre, he set up the Anti-Metrication Board to fight a rearguard action. Green Man, Shamanism, Earth Mysteries. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Michell however refused to cooperate with the project, which was abandoned. Confessions of a Radical Traditionalist was the title of a collection of Michell’s Oldie essays.


They made up a sort of Druids’ transport system, he said, which harnessed a mysterious power that whisked large rocks across the countryside.

ahlantis After failing a degree in Russian and German at Trinity College, Cambridgehe returned to London and worked for his father’s property business, there developing his interest in Ufology. Add to Wish List.

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Publishers Weekly was critical, [74] while The Washington Post and The Independent praised his treatment of the subject. Subsequently, micheol was a shift in Michell’s emphasis as he became increasingly interested in the landscapes in which he believed that ley lines could be found rather than the UFOs themselves. In he published Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notionsin which he provided brief biographies of various figures whose ideas had been rejected by mainstream scholarship and society, among them Nesta WebsterIolo MorganwgBrinsley Le Poer Trenchand Comyns Beaumont.

The relationship with Innes did not last. Daniel rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Michell began to offer courses in UFOs and ley atlaantis. Michell developed an interest in Ufology and Earth mysteries after attending a talk given by Jimmy Goddard at Kensington Central Library on the subject of “Leys and Orthonies” in November A lifelong marijuana smoker, Michell died of lung cancer in Their Nature and Legacy.

John Michell, the cult figure and man-about-Notting-Hill who brought “ancient sciences” to the New Age, has died of lung cancer aged From until his death he wrote a column for The Oldie magazine, which was largely devoted to his anti-modernist opinions.

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Michell believed in the existence of an ancient spiritual tradition that connected humanity to divinity, but which had been lost as a result of modernity. Across much of the earth’s surface are ancient earthworks and stone monuments built for an unknown purpose.


To ask other readers questions about The View Over Atlantisplease sign up. Jon Redick rated it really liked it Apr 07, Hasib rated it really liked it Dec 07, Over the course of his life he published over forty books on an array of different subjects, being a proponent of the Traditionalist school of esoteric thought.

Two years ago he michrll Denise, a lady of the Druid persuasion, in a church wedding followed by an outdoor “handfasting” ceremony which can be seen on YouTube. Lysergius rated it liked it Apr 10, New Haven and London: In the late s he relocated himself to London.

John Michell’s studies of ancient measures have enabled him to define their exact values. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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Tony Hale rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Myth, Culture and Tradition from their inaugural edition onward. A Poet’s Dictionary of Sounds he then argued that every name represents a “vocal imitation” of the subject that it describes, for instance arguing that “s” appears in the words “snake” and “serpent” because it resembles the curved movement of the animal.