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This quantity summarises the lawsuits of a convention which happened on the college of Oxford in September 1981. Held below the auspices of the foreign Astronomical Union and the foreign Union for the background and Philosophy of technological know-how, the assembly reviewed study in outdated global Archaeoastronomy. The writer obtained the ultimate typescript for construction in March 1982. The papers during this e-book are serious about laying off gentle on a debatable point of eu prehistory, specifically that of north-west Europe: was once astronomy practised the following within the past due Neolithic and bronze a while, and if that is so, what used to be its function? those questions are of noticeable curiosity to prehistorians, yet clean curiosity in them has been prompted mostly by way of these whose expert heritage is within the natural and technologies, whereas they elevate technical matters that have aroused the curiosity of statisticians and astronomers.

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