Clive L. N. Ruggles, editor, Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy. Part I (pp. 1–311): “Themes and Issues”

  • Liz Henty University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Keywords: Archaeoastronomy, Ethnoastronomy

Abstract

New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London: Springer Science+Business Media New York (2015). Hardback, XXXVI, 2297pp, 597 illus., 372 in colour ISBN 9781461461401. £773.50. eBook. ISBN 978-1-4614-6141-8. £928.20.

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Published
2015-12-03
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Henty, L. (2015). Clive L. N. Ruggles, editor, Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy. Part I (pp. 1–311): “Themes and Issues”. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 1(2), 285-288. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v1i2.28262
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