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Title Archaeoastronomy in the New World : American primitive astronomy : proceedings of an international conference held at Oxford University, September, 1981 / edited by A.F. Aveni
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982


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Description xi, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of contributors; 1. Introduction A. F. Aveni; 2. Archaeoastronomy in the Maya region A. F. Aveni; 3. Historical archaeoastronomy: the Hopi example S. C. McCluskey; 4. The Sidereal Lunar Calendar of the Incas R. T. Zuidema; 5. Astronomical norms in Mesoamerican rituals and time-reckoning G. Brotherston; 6. Astronomical knowledge and its uses at Bonampak, Mexico F. G. Lounsbury; 7. Lunar markings of Fajada Butte, Chaco Canyon A. Sofaer, R. M. Sinclair and L. E. Doggett; 8. The Skidi Pawnee earth lodge as an observatory V. D. Chamberlain; 9. Caldendrical petroglyphs of Northern Mexico W. B. Murray; 10. Casa Rinconada, twelfth-century Anasazi Kiva R. A. Williamson
Notes "Held under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science."
Companion volume to Archaeoastronomy in the Old World
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Archaeoastronomy -- America -- Congresses.
Indian astronomy -- Congresses.
Indian astronomy -- North America -- Congresses.
SUBJECT Americas -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Aveni, Anthony F.
International Astronomical Union.
International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science.
LC no. 83142993
ISBN 0521247314