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

Anthony F. Aveni - 2001 - 411 pages
Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy, and it remains the standard introduction to this subject. Combining basic astronomy with ...
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Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca ...

Anthony F. Aveni - 2000 - 257 pages
A FASCINATING OVERVIEW OF WHAT THE LEADING EXPERT AND HIS COLLEAGUES CURRENTLY UNDERSTAND ABOUT THE GIANT GROUND DRAWINGS OF ANCIENT NASCA, PERU.
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Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks and Cultures

Anthony F. Aveni - 2000 - 371 pages
Humanity has always felt a powerful need to impose scale and order on that most elusive and transient of elements: time. But what ends do our clocks and calenders really serve?
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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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