TOWARDS SKYSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY

por SILVA, FABIO

OXBOW BOOKS

TOWARDS SKYSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY

ISBN: 978-1-78297-955-5
Fecha de la edición: 2018
Edición Nº: 1
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Encuadernación: RUSTICA
Nº Pág.: 210

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Resumen del libro

This volume looks at archaeoastronomical theory and method from the point of view of archaeology
This book highlights current limitations and suggests what needs to be addressed and overcome for rchaeoastronomy to produce knowledge of value to the broader academic community. It argues that archaeoastronomy needs to come closer to archaeology; it needs to become a skyscape archaeology, and roposes ways to achieve this.
Using case studies from Peru, Scotland, Spain, Malta and Stonehenge, Fabio Silva challenges the orthodoxy and argues that with a different approach we can further our understanding of the cosmology and worldviews of cultures and societies.



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