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Empires of time calendars, clocks, and cultures by Anthony F. Aveni

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Time.,
  • Archaeoastronomy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony F. Aveni.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB209 .A94 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2217320M
ISBN 100465019501
LC Control Number89042529

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