African Cultural Astronomy: Current Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy Research in Africa

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This is the first scholarly collection of articles focused on the cultural astronomy of the African continent. It weaves together astronomy, anthropology, and Africa and it includes African myths and legends about the sky, alignments to celestial bodies found at archaeological sites and at places of worship, rock art with celestial imagery, and scientific thinking revealed in local astronomy traditions including ethnomathematics and the creation of calendars.

African Cultural Astronomy: Current Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy research in Africa 2010, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789048176878

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African Cultural Astronomy: Current Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy Research in Africa 2007, Springer, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9781402066382

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