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

Archaeoastronomy And The Roots Of Science

1st Edition

By E. C. Krupp

Routledge

336 pages

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Paperback: 9780367169237
pub: 2020-03-30
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Description

This book focuses on archaeoastronomy that attempts to reconstruct the ways in which early peoples made use of the sky and its significance to them. The discussion covers the relationship of ancient sky-watching to the development of true science.

Table of Contents

1. As the World Turns 2. California's First Astronomers 3. Solar and Lunar Observatories of the Megalithic Astronomers 4. Stones and Henges: Megalithic Astronomy Reviewed 5. The Nature of Mesoamerican Astronomy: A Look at the Native Texts 6. The View from the Tropics 7. Egyptian Astronomy: A Tale of Temples, Tradition, and Tombs

Subject Categories

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