Anthony F Aveni

Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780521125475

First published in 1982, this volume summarises the proceedings of a conference which took place at the University of Oxford in September 1981. Held under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:232

AUD $75.95

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Beating the Commodity Trap: How to Maximize Your Competitive Position and Increase Your Pricing Power

Richard Anthony D'Aveni

ISBN:9781422103159

Commoditization-a virulent form of hypercompetition-is destroying markets, disrupting industries, and shuttering long-successful firms. Conventional wisdom says the best way to combat commoditization is differentiation. But differentiation is difficult and expensive to implement...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:194

AUD $36.99

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Behind the Crystal Ball: Magic, Science, and the Occult from Antiquity Through the New Age

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780870816710

In this fascinating exploration of occult practice, Anthony Aveni takes the reader on a whirlwind tour through time and space to unveil the many ways people have used magic over the millennia in hopes of improving their lives. As Aveni persuasively argues...more details
Format:Paperback  Pages:408

AUD $42.95

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Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780292704961

"This book is a tour de force. . . . It] makes a good and important contribution to public knowledge of the Nasca Lines." -- Katharina J. Schreiber...more details
Format:Hardcover  Pages:271

AUD $54.95

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Buried Beneath Us: Discovering the Ancient Cities of the Americas

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9781596435674

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Format:Hardcover  Pages:90

AUD $30.95

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Class Not Dismissed: Reflections on Undergraduate Education and Teaching the Liberal Arts

Anthony Aveni

ISBN:9781607323020

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Format:Paperback  Pages:288

AUD $25.95

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Empires of Time

Anthony Aveni

ISBN:9781860646027

Humanity has always felt a powerful need to impose scale and order on that most elusive and transient of elements: time. But what ends do our clocks and calenders really serve?...more details
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AUD $36.00

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Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks & Cultures, Revised Edition

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780870816727

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Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:368

AUD $47.95

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Foundations of New World Cultural Astronomy: A Reader with Commentary

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780870819001

Gazing into the black skies from the Anasazi observatory at Chimney Rock or the Castillo Pyramid in the Maya ruins of Chichen Itza, a modern visitor might wonder what ancient stargazers looked for in the skies and what they saw. Once considered unresearchable...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:826

AUD $69.95

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In the Shadow of the Moon: The Science, Magic, and Mystery of Solar Eclipses

Aveni Anthony

ISBN:9780300223194


Since the first humans looked up and saw the sun swallowed by darkness, our species has been captivated by solar eclipses. Astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni explains the history and culture surrounding solar eclipses...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:320

AUD $44.99

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People and the Sky:Our Ancestors and the Cosmos

Anthony Aveni

ISBN:9780500051528

How many of us today can accurately identify the stars and constellations, the phases of the moon, or the hour and position of the sunrise? Few modern city-dwellers can...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:252

AUD $39.99

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Skywatchers: A Revised and Updated Version of Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780292705029

From reviews of the first edition: ." . . a clear, well-written introduction to archaeoastronomy that] should be on the shelf of anyone interested in the subject." -- Archaeology

." . . a splendid book...more details
Format:Paperback  Pages:411

AUD $47.95

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Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures

Anthony F Aveni;Aveni

ISBN:9780471329763

"Tony Aveni has written a marvelous book about how the celestial rhythms influenced the cultures of the past. . . . It makes fascinating reading for any layperson."—Science Books and Films

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Format:Hardback  Pages:244

AUD $24.95

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The Book of the Year: A Brief History of Our Seasonal Holidays

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780195171549

What is the connection between May Day and the Statue of Liberty? Between ancient solstice fires and Fourth of July fireworks? Between St. Valentine...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:192

AUD $25.25

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The End of Time: The Maya Mystery of 2012

Aveni Anthony

ISBN:9780870819612

December 21, 2012. The Internet, bookshelves, and movie theaters are full of prophecies, theories, and predictions that this date marks the end of the world...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:190

AUD $39.95

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The First Americans: The Story of Where They Came from and Who They Became

Anthony F Aveni;S D Nelson

ISBN:9780439551441

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Format:Hardcover  Pages:125

AUD $23.95

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The Madrid Codex: New Approaches to Understanding an Ancient Maya Manuscript

Gabrielle Vail;Anthony Aveni

ISBN:9780870819391

This volume offers new calendrical models and methodologies for reading, dating, and interpreting the general significance of the Madrid Codex. The longest of the surviving Maya codices...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:426

AUD $69.95

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The Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the Andes

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780884024033


Westerners think of time as a measure of duration, a metric quantity that is continuous, homogeneous, unchangeable, and never endingaa reality that lies outside of human existence. How did the people of Mesoamerica and the Andes...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:326

AUD $138.00

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Uncommon Sense: Understanding Nature's Truths Across Time and Culture

Anthony F Aveni

ISBN:9780870818288

The great divide between teaching "intelligent design" and evolution in U.S. schools has brought to the public eye a struggle that author and archaeoastronomer Anthony Aveni argues is as old as culture itself. All societies seek to understand the natural world...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:250

AUD $53.95

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