Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy
by Anthony F Aveni (9780521125475)

Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy
 
Anthony F Aveni
Release Date: 01 December 2009
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 232
Category: Astronomy
ISBN: 9780521125475
ISBN-10: 0521125472



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, the meeting reviewed the progress in the archaeoastronomy of the New World. American archaeoastronomy is growing healthily. Researchers from different disciplines, showing an interest in Native American astronomy, have been collaborating since the early 1970s. Research paths opened by astronomers, archaeologists, historians, anthropologists and ethnologists are converging. In this volume a number of these paths are explored and reviewed. The contents include a survey of progress in understanding Maya astronomy; astronomical and calendric practices of the Hopi and the Incas; and case studies of Bonampak (Mexico), Chaco Canyon, and Casa Rinconada.

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