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When Stars Came Down to Earth

When Stars Came Down to Earth

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When Stars Came Down to Earth: Cosmology of the Skidi Pawnee Indians of North America

by Von Del Chamberlain

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ISBN 10
0879190981
ISBN 13
9780879190989
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About This Item

Softcover- was never published in hardcover edition. Softcover is the true First Edition.
Softcover is in very good condition, volume has slight bumped edges. Binding tight, text very clean and unmarked.
This book is a scarce, small academic press study of the Skidi Pawnee 'ethnoastronomy'. The works attempts to describe ritual objects and astronomical phenomena as perceived by a Native Tribe and the effects that those had on their religious and cultural practices. This book is one of the most important sources for Native American ethnology related to astronomy, and is often cited in books on the subject.

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Bookseller
Bonnie Lane Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
08-22-2022-03
Title
When Stars Came Down to Earth
Author
Von Del Chamberlain
Illustrator
(cred) Smithsonian Institution
Format/Binding
Softcover, Tight.
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0879190981
ISBN 13
9780879190989
Publisher
Ballena Press/Center for Archeoastronomy Cooperative
Place of Publication
Los Altos, California
Date Published
1982
Pages
270
Size
11" x 7"
Keywords
Cosmology, Archeoastronomy, Skidi Pawnee, Native American Astronomy
Bookseller catalogs
Astronomy; Rare Book Room;

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