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Archaeoastronomy in the Americas

Author: Ray A Williamson
Publisher: Los Altos, Calif. : Ballena Press, ©1981.
Series: Ballena Press anthropological papers, no. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Archaeoastronomy in the Americas.
Los Altos, Calif. : Ballena Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)564774710
Online version:
Archaeoastronomy in the Americas.
Los Altos, Calif. : Ballena Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)609222566
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray A Williamson
ISBN: 0879190949 9780879190941
OCLC Number: 7977129
Notes: Selected papers presented at a conference held at Santa Fe, N.M., 1979.
"A Ballena Press/Center for Archaeoastronomy Cooperative publication."
Description: 405 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Travis Hudson --
Some thoughts on archaeoastronomy today / John A. Eddy --
Archaeoastronomy today / Anthony F. Aveni --
Anthropology and archaeoastronomy / R.T. Zuidema --
The role of architecture and planning in archaeoastronomy / Horst Hartung --
Archaeoastronomy and related problems : Old World approaches vs. New / Ronald Hicks --
Archaeoastronomy and education / John B. Carlson --
A glance into the smoking mirror / E.C. Krupp --
North America : a multiplicity of astronomies / Ray A. Williamson --
Zodiac Ridge / Nev E. Autrey and Wanda R. Autrey --
Archaeoastronomy at a selection of Mississippian sites in the southeastern United States / Ann L. Daniel-Hartung --
Two possible calendar sites in Vermont / Byron E. Dix and James W. Mavor, Jr. --
Documentation of some lunar and solar events at Casa Grande, Arizona / John H. Evans and Harry Hillman --
Living the sky : aspects of Mescalero Apache ethnoastronomy / Claire R. Farrer and Bernard Second --
Winter solstice observatory sites in Kumeyaay territory, San Diego County, California / Ken Hedges --
Possible astronomical alignments in a Fort Ancient settlement at the Incinerator Site in Dayton, Ohio / James M. Heilman and Roger R. Hoefer --
Transformations of the Hopi calendar / Stephen C. McCluskey --
Ethnoastronomy : the Zuni case / M. Jane Young and Ray A. Williamson --
Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy : parallax, perspective, and focus / Judith Ann Remington --
Numerology and the astronomy of the Maya / John B. Carlson --
The celestial bands in Maya hieroglyphic writing / Beth A. Collea --
Star lore in the Yucatec Maya dictionaries / Weldon W. Lamb --
Architecture, astronomy, and calendrics in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica / Vincent H. Malmström --
Astronomical imagery in the serpent sequence of the Madrid codex / Susan Milbrath --
The use of native cosmologies in archaeoastronomical studies : the view from South America / Gary Urton --
Horizon astronomy in Incaic Cuzco / Anthony F. Aveni --
Inca observations of the solar and lunar passages through zenith and anti-zenith at Cuzco / R.T. Zuidema --
Irish henge orientation : preliminary results and some problems / Ronald Hicks --
Teaching the history of astronomy or seven challenges for archaeoastronomy / T. Scott Smith.
Series Title: Ballena Press anthropological papers, no. 22.
Responsibility: edited by Ray A. Williamson.

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