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Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures

Anthony F. Aveni - 1989 - 371 pages
Compares contemporary timekeeping methods and related cultural perspectives to those of seminomadic tribes and classical civilizations, tracing the influence of calendars ...
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The Book of the Year: A Brief History of Our Seasonal Holidays

Anthony F. Aveni - 2004 - 224 pages
An engaging, entertaining reference to modern holidays explains the origins of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, witches, and St. Valentine's Day as it discusses holiday ...
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Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy ...

Anthony F. Aveni - 1982 - 219 pages
This volume summarises the proceedings of a conference which took place at the University of Oxford in September 1981.
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People and the Sky: Our Ancestors and the Cosmos

Anthony F. Aveni - 2008 - 252 pages
Explores the intimate relationship between historical civilizations and the cosmos, describing how people from ancient and pre-industrial times often relied on the skies for ...
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Foundations of new world cultural astronomy: a reader with commentary

Anthony F. Aveni - 2008 - 826 pages
Gazing into the black skies from the Anasazi observatory at Chimney Rock or the Castillo Pyramid in the Maya ruins of Chichen Itza, a modern visitor might wonder what ancient ...
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Uncommon Sense: Understanding Nature's Truths Across Time and Culture

Anthony F. Aveni - 2006 - 250 pages
Aveni explores the common and conflicting ways that ancient and contemporary societies have searched for literal truth about mysteries of the natural world from dinosaurs to ...
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Skywatchers of Ancient México

Anthony F. Aveni - 1980 - 355 pages
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 ...
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