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    Astronomy of the Americas

    Edited Volumes Aveni, Anthony F.
    1977 Native American Astronomy. Austin, University of Texas Press.

    1980 Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico, foreword by Owen Gingerich. Austin: University of Texas Press, series title: The Texas Pan American series.

    1982 Archaeoastronomy in the New World, American primitive astronomy. Proceedings of an international conference held at Oxford University, September 1981 Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press.

    1990 The Lines of Nazca, Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, series title: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society v. 183.

    1992 The Sky in Mayan Literature, New York: Oxford University Press.

    Aveni, Anthony F. and Gordon Brotherston
    1983 Calendars in Mesoamerica and Peru: Native American computations of time. Proceedings of the International Congress of Americanists, 44th meeting in Manchester 1982 Oxford, England. B.A.R., series title: BAR international series; 174.

    Aveni, Anthony F. and Gary Urton
    1982 Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Tropics, New York, N.Y.: New York Academy of Sciences, series title: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; v. 385.

    Carlson, John B. and W. James Judge.
    1987 Astronomy and Ceremony in the Prehistoric Southwest, Albuquerque, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, series title: Papers of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology; no. 2.

    Malville, J McKim and Gary Matlock
    1993 The Chimney Rock Archaeological Symposium, held October 20–21, 1990. United States Department of Agriculture, General Technical Report RM–227.

    Williamson, Ray A.
    1981 Archaeoastronomy in the Americas, Los Altos, Calif.: Ballena Press, series title: Ballena Press anthropological papers; no. 22.

    Williamson, Ray A. and Claire R. Farrer
    1992 Earth & sky: visions of the cosmos in Native American folklore. 1st ed. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Ray Williamson & Claire Farrer present a good collection of essays that attempt to present a Native American perspective. As the subtitle suggests, it draws heavily on folklore.

    Ziolkowski, Mariusz and Robert Sadowski
    1989 Time and Calendars in the Inca Empire, BAR International Series 454. Oxford, British Archaeological Reports.

    Books

    Aveni, A. and H. Hartung
    1986 Maya city planning and the calendar, Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, series title: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society; v. 76, pt. 7.

    Broda, Johanna
    1969 The Mexican calendar as compared to other Mesoamerican systems, Wien (Engelbert Stiglmayr), series title: Acta ethnologica et linguistica; Nr. 15.

    Broda, Johanna, David Carrasco, and Eduardo Matos Moctezuma
    1988 The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan: Center and Periphery in the Aztec World, Berkeley, University of California Press, c1987.

    Broda, Johanna, Stanislaw Iwaniszewski, Lucrecia Maupome
    1991 Arqueoastronomia y etnoastronomia en Mesoamerica. Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas, Series title: Serie de historia de la ciencia y la tecnologia; 4.

    Chamberlain, Von Del
    1982 When Stars Came Down to Earth: Cosmology of the Skidi Pawnee Indians of North America, Los Altos, Calif.: Ballena Press, College Park, Md.: Center for Archaeoastronomy, University of Maryland, Series title: Ballena Press anthropological papers; no. 26.

    Collea, Beth Ann, and Anthony F. Aveni
    1978 A selected bibliography on native American astronomy (ms).

    Gossen, Gary H.
    1974 Chamulas in the World of the Sun: Time and Space in a Maya Oral Tradition, Cambridge, Harvard University Press.

    Haile, Berard
    1947 Starlore Among the Navajo Santa Fe, N.M., Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art.

    Kehoe, Alice Beck
    1979 Solstice-aligned boulder configurations in Saskatchewan, Ottawa: National Museums of Canada.

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