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Reachable Stars: Patterns in the Ethnoastronomy of Eastern North America

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Modern Westerners say the lights in the sky are stars, but culturally they are whatever we humans say they are. Some say they are Forces that determine human lives, some declare they are burning gaseous masses, and some see them as reminders of a gloried past by which elders can teach and guide the young—mnemonics for narratives. Lankford’s volume focuses on the ancient ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published August 5th 2007 by University Alabama Press (first published June 28th 2007)
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