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Astronomy of Many Cultures


Astronomy of Many Cultures

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This annotated listing includes over 90 books, articles, and websites that deal with the astronomy of diverse cultures around the world.   The readings cover the astronomicalwork and ideas of South and Central America, Hawaii and Polynesia, Africa, India, and Islamic countries. Also included are the astronomical ideas of the Native Americans of North America, issues relating to people of color in the U.S., plus a small set of readings about Asian and ancient European cultures.  Most of the... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: December 16, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 27, 2013
Submitter: Andrew Fraknoi


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Language: English
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