Book Review: Proceedings of Oxford 3: Astronomies and Cultures, Archaeoastronomy in the 1990s

@article{Hoskin1996BookRP,
  title={Book Review: Proceedings of Oxford 3: Astronomies and Cultures, Archaeoastronomy in the 1990s},
  author={Michael A. Hoskin},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1996},
  volume={27},
  pages={S85 - S87}
}
  • M. Hoskin
  • Published 1 February 1996
  • Physics
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
this information appears to be confused, much more work is needed here in the future. The use of ethnohistorical evidence to explain astronomical alignments is a step towards a more mature phase of an archaeoastronomical research in Spain. The editor, who is a professional astronomer, imposed the custom formerly used by astronomers in certain countries (but now largely abandoned) whereby azimuths are measured clockwise from south rather than from north. This will confuse readers unless they are…