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The Resource Songs from the sky : Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983, edited by Von Del Chamberlain, John B. Carlson, M. Jane Young with the assistance of Clive Ruggles

Songs from the sky : Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983, edited by Von Del Chamberlain, John B. Carlson, M. Jane Young with the assistance of Clive Ruggles

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Songs from the sky : Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983
Title
Songs from the sky
Title remainder
Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983
Statement of responsibility
edited by Von Del Chamberlain, John B. Carlson, M. Jane Young with the assistance of Clive Ruggles
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tindale paper is an overview of celestial lore in Australia, with references to particular groups' stories - based on his fieldwork; contains description of men's rain increase ceremony
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Cataloging source
UKM
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Archaeoastronomy
Dewey number
520.93
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
GN476.3
LC item number
.I57 1983
Literary form
non fiction
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1983
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International Conference on Ethnoastronomy
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1950-
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  • Chamberlain, Von Del
  • Carlson, John B
  • Young, M. Jane
  • University of Maryland, College Park
Series statement
Archaeoastronomy,
Series volume
v. 12 & 13
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  • Ethnoastronomy
  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Cosmology, Ancient
Label
Songs from the sky : Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983, edited by Von Del Chamberlain, John B. Carlson, M. Jane Young with the assistance of Clive Ruggles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as Archaeoastronomy, vols. 12-13, 1996
  • WARNING: Contains details of men's ceremony and ceremonial objects. Held in MEN"S CUPBOARD
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Partial contents: Celestial lore of some Australian tribes / Norman B. Tindale
Control code
000027489007
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiv, 379 p.
Isbn
9780954086725
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006272836
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Songs from the sky : Indigenous astronomical and cosmological traditions of the world : selected proceedings of the "First International Conference on Ethnoastronomy : Indigenous Astronomical and Cosmological Traditions of the World" held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 5-9 September 1983, edited by Von Del Chamberlain, John B. Carlson, M. Jane Young with the assistance of Clive Ruggles
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as Archaeoastronomy, vols. 12-13, 1996
  • WARNING: Contains details of men's ceremony and ceremonial objects. Held in MEN"S CUPBOARD
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Partial contents: Celestial lore of some Australian tribes / Norman B. Tindale
Control code
000027489007
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiv, 379 p.
Isbn
9780954086725
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006272836
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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