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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Astronomy, Ancient.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by E.C. Krupp.
ContributionsKrupp, E. C.
LC ClassificationsQB16
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,281p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14946073M
ISBN 100140054812

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"It should be read by anyone even remotely interested in the long saga of the universe's profound and lasting influence on mankind’s development." — New Scientist"A grand book." — Publishers Weekly"Dr. Krupp teaches us once more to look up at the stars and marvel." — Ray BradburyThe intriguing world of archaeoastronomy — the study of ancient peoples' observations of the skies and 4/5(4).   Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. In search of ancient astronomies by Krupp, E. C. (Edwin C.), Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Stonehenge is surely the most obvious and best known, but there are many other monumental structures and megaliths that played integral roles in the astronomical rhythms of ancient cultures. Archaeoastronomy is the new academic discipline intended to examine prehistoric cultures that reached for the heavens, and this describes the scientific findings thus far.   Historians have long recognized that the rebirth of science in twelfth-century Europe flowed from a search for ancient scientific texts. But this search presupposes knowledge and interest; we only seek what we know to be valuable. The emergence of scholarly interest after centuries of apparent stagnation seems paradoxical. This book resolves that seeming contradiction by describing four active.

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