Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico

Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico

by Anthony F. Aveni
     
 

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Combining as it does the romance of space with the mystery of the past, the study of pre-Columbian skywatchers of the New World has drawn increasing scientific and popular attention in recent years. Aveni, one of the pioneers in this new interdisciplinary field, couples basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data to present a readable and entertaining

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Combining as it does the romance of space with the mystery of the past, the study of pre-Columbian skywatchers of the New World has drawn increasing scientific and popular attention in recent years. Aveni, one of the pioneers in this new interdisciplinary field, couples basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data to present a readable and entertaining synthesis of what is known of ancient astronomy in this hemisphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292775787
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
07/01/1987
Series:
Texas Pan American Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
355
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.81(d)

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