Archaeoastronomy And The Roots Of Science: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Archaeoastronomy And The Roots Of Science

1st Edition

By E. C. Krupp

Routledge

350 pages

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Archaeoastronomy is a rapidly developing interdisciplinary inquiry into the minds of our prehistoric and ancient ancestors, one that attempts to reconstruct the ways in which early peoples made use of the sky and its significance to them. Astronomy appears to be a fundamental component of culture, making the scope of archaeoastronomy worldwide. Thi

Table of Contents

About the Series -- As the World Turns -- California's First Astronomers -- Solar and Lunar Observatories of the Megalithic Astronomers -- Stones and Henges: Megalithic Astronomy Reviewed -- The Nature of Mesoamerican Astronomy: A Look at the Native Texts -- The View from the Tropics -- Egyptian Astronomy: A Tale of Temples, Tradition, and Tombs

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General