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AVENI, Anthony F., and Gary URTON, (eds.). Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385. New York : The New York Academy of Sciences, 1982. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-365,(1),+ double-page plate. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine.
Introductory Remarks (by Anthony F. Aveni and Gary Urton, pp vii-ix).
Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth : A Weaver's Paradigm of the Mesoamerican Cosmos (by Cecilia F. Klein, pp 1-35).
Pyramid and Sacred Mountain (by Richard Fraser Townsend, pp 37-62).
Precision in the Layout of Maya Architecture* (by Anthony F. Aveni and Horst Hartung, pp 63-80).
Astronomy, Cosmovisión, and Ideology in Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica (by Johanna Broda, pp 81-110).
The Zenith, the Mountain, the Center, and the Sea (by Clemency Coggins, pp 111-123).
A General Consideration of the Maya Correlation Question (by Beth A. Collea, pp 125-134).
The Double-Headed Dragon and the Sky A Pervasive Cosmological Symbol (by John B. Carlson, pp 135-163).
Astronomical Models of Social Behavior Among Some Indians of Colombia (by G. Reichel Dolmatoff, pp 165-181).
The Pleiades and Scorpius in Barasana Cosmology (by Stephen Hugh-Jones, pp 183-201).
Catachillay : The Role of the Pleiades and of the Southern Cross and and Centauri in the Calendar of the Incas (by R,T, Zuidema, pp 203-229).
Astronomy and Calendrics on the Coast of Peru (by Gary Urton, pp 231-247).
Archaeoastronomy at Machu Picchu (by D.S. Dearborn and R.E. White, pp 249-259).
The Information System of Middle Horizon Quipus (by William J. Conklin, pp 261-281).
Ethnoastronomy of the Eastern Bororo Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil (by Stephen M. Fabian, p p 283-301).
Astronomical Alignments in Medieval Islamic Religious Architecture (by David A. King, pp 303-312).
Ahu a 'Umi Heiau: A Native Hawaiian Astronomical and Directional Register (by Armando M. Silva and Rubellite K. Johnson, pp 313-331).
Summary: : Archaeoastronomy in the Tropics (by Owen Gingerich, pp 333-336).
The Tropical Zone: Land of Opportunity (by Sharon L. Gibbs, pp 337-341).
Archaeoastronomy, Ethnoastronomy, and the History of Science (by Stephen C. McCluskey, pp 343-351).
Culture Confronts Nature in the Dialectical World of the Tropics (by Billie Jean Isbell, pp 353-363).
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Title: Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385
Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences, New York , 1982, ISBN:0897661605: 1982
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