n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Venus Rising: South African Astronomical Beliefs, Customs and Observations, Peter G. Alcock : book review

Volume 73, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



adds the most comprehensive overview of South African cultural astronomy to date to a very limited library on South African cultural astronomy. In 2010 Author Peter Alcock, one of only a few working in the field of recording indigenous knowledge, wrote , and he has now followed it with . Its importance is evidenced by the fact that the book has been funded by the Department of Science and Technology, with administrative support supplied by North-West University.

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