The Resource Ancient astronomers, by Anthony F. Aveni

Ancient astronomers, by Anthony F. Aveni

Label
Ancient astronomers
Title
Ancient astronomers
Statement of responsibility
by Anthony F. Aveni
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes the development of astronomy in the Islamic empire, Asia, Africa, Mesoamerica, North America, the Andes, and Oceania
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aveni, Anthony F
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN799.A8
LC item number
A84 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Series statement
Smithsonian exploring the ancient world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Astronomy, Ancient
  • Indian astronomy
  • Astronomie
  • Histoire
  • Archéoastronomie
  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Astronomy, Ancient
  • Indian astronomy
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Archéoastronomie
  • Astronomie antique
  • Astronomie indienne
  • Archäoastronomie
  • Astronomie
  • Geschichte
Label
Ancient astronomers, by Anthony F. Aveni
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A sky for everyone -- The unwritten record -- Taproots of Western astronomy -- Islam: surveyor and purveyor -- Ancient Asia's stellar beaurocracy -- Africa's socialized astronomy -- Hermetically sealed: ancient Mesoamerica -- North America: charting celestial symmetry -- Pathways to the stars: skywatching in the Andes -- The voyaging stars of Oceania -- A jewel with many facets
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780895990372
Lccn
93038463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29224112
  • (OCoLC)ocm29224112
Label
Ancient astronomers, by Anthony F. Aveni
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A sky for everyone -- The unwritten record -- Taproots of Western astronomy -- Islam: surveyor and purveyor -- Ancient Asia's stellar beaurocracy -- Africa's socialized astronomy -- Hermetically sealed: ancient Mesoamerica -- North America: charting celestial symmetry -- Pathways to the stars: skywatching in the Andes -- The voyaging stars of Oceania -- A jewel with many facets
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780895990372
Lccn
93038463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29224112
  • (OCoLC)ocm29224112

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