Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching

By: Bauer, Brian S.; Dearborn, David S. P.

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Spine very faintly toned, front wrapper corners very lightly dog-eared. 1995 Trade Paperback. xv, 220 pp. This joint project of an astrophysicist (Dearborn) and an archeologist (Bauer) was written for the use of astronomers, archeologists, and historians. Includes sufficient background information for readers with little or no knowledge of the Andes. Text sheds new light on relationship between Inca cosmology and social structure--Handbook of Latin American Studies.

Title: Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching

Author: Bauer, Brian S.; Dearborn, David S. P.

Categories: Astronomy, Archaeology, Ancient, Archaeology,

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0292708378

ISBN Number 13: 9780292708372

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2294844

Keywords: ANTHROPOLOGY ANCIENT HISTORY ANDES ASTRONOMY ARCHAEOASTRONOMY SCIENCE INCA SKY WATCHING,