Gerardo Aldana y Villalobos and Edwin L. Barnhart, editors, Archaeoastronomy and the Maya

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  • Stanislaw Iwaniszewski Instituto Nacional de Antropologia a Historia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30037

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Archaeology, skyscape, Maya

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Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2014. Paperback 176pp, b/w and colour illustrations. ISBN 9781782976431. £45.

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Author Biography

Stanislaw Iwaniszewski, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia a Historia

Stanislaw Iwaniszewski is Professor of Archaeology at the Postgraduate Studies Division of the National School of Anthropology and History, Mexico (ENAH-INAH). He has been specializing in the Archaeology of Identity, Landscape Archaeology and Archaeoastronomy. In October 2014 he organized the annual meeting of the Sociedad Interamericana para la Astronomía en la Cultura (SIAC), now he his preparing the Round Table event on archaeoastronomy in El Tajín, Veracruz.

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2016-07-01

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Iwaniszewski, S. (2016). Gerardo Aldana y Villalobos and Edwin L. Barnhart, editors, Archaeoastronomy and the Maya. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 2(1), 125–134. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30037

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