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Skywatchers : A Revised and Updated Version of Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico

By: Aveni, Anthony F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UNIV OF TEXAS PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780292705029

ISBN: 0292705026

Condition: USED


Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy, and it remains the standard introduction to this subject. Combining basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data, it presented a readable and entertaining synthesis of all that was known of ancient astronomy in the western hemisphere as of 1980.In this revised edition, Anthony Aveni draws on his own and others' discoveries of the past twenty years to bring the Skywatchers story up to the present. He offers new data and interpretations in many areas, including: The study of Mesoamerican time and cal... View more info