Inaugural Lecture

@article{Ruggles2000InauguralL,
  title={Inaugural Lecture},
  author={Clive Ruggles},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={2000},
  volume={31},
  pages={S65 - S76}
}
  • C. Ruggles
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • History
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
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Clive L. N. Ruggles, editor, Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy. Part I (pp. 1–311): “Themes and Issues”
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