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dc.contributor.editorGonlin, Nancy
dc.contributor.editorStrong, Meghan E.
dc.date.accessioned2022-09-28T16:50:23Z
dc.date.available2022-09-28T16:50:23Z
dc.date.issued2022
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractAfter Dark explores the experience of nighttime within ancient urban settings. Contributors present evidence related to how ancient people manipulated and confronted darkness and night in urban landscapes, advancing our knowledge of the archaeology of cities, the archaeology of darkness and night, and lychnology (the study of ancient lighting devices).--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsCity Nights: Archaeology of Night, Darkness, and Luminosity in Ancient Urban Environments -- Looking for Light in Ancient Egyptian Urban Rituals-- Danger in the Mesopotamian Night: Mitigating Peril in the Heartland of Cities -- Illuminating the Mysteries of the Great Gods at Samothrace, Greece -- Living Landscapes of Night in Tiwanaku, Bolivia -- Lunar Power in Ancient Maya Cities -- Every Day Hath a Night: Nightlife and Religion in the Wari Empire of Peru -- Cahokia after Dark: Affect, Water, and the Moon -- Notes on the Chacoan Nightscape: Astronomy, Fireboxes, and Gambling -- The Aztec New Fire Ceremony and the Illumination of the Night -- Nocturnal Urban Landscapes: From the First Cities to the Present.
dc.format.mediumborn digital
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/235787
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
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dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western State Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshCities and towns, Ancient
dc.subject.lcshMunicipal lighting -- History
dc.subject.lcshCity and town life -- History
dc.subject.lcshLighting -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshNight -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshSociology, Urban
dc.titleAfter dark: the nocturnal urban landscape and lightscape of ancient cities
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