Culture and Cosmos is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the history of astrology and cultural astronomy published in association with the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Vol 18 no 2 (Autumn/Winter 2014 will be published in July/August 2016. Vol. 19 (2015) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2013 Sophia Centre conference on Celestial Magic and is scheduled for publication in September/October 2016. Vol. 20 (2016) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2014 Sophia Centre conference on the Marriage of Heaven and Earth.

Volume 12, No. 2

Luis Vilhena and the World of Astrology

Graham Douglas

This article consists of a translation of the introduction and conclusion to Luis Rodolfo Vilhena’s book, O Mundo da Astrologia: Estudo Antropológico (The World of Astrology: an Anthropological Study), published by Jorge Zahar Editor (Rio de Janeiro, 1990), as part of the series: Coleção Antropologia Social, edited by Gilberto Velho, here translated and introduced by Graham Douglas.

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