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The Resource A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel

A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel

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A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
Title
A more perfect heaven
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how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
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Language
eng
Summary
Traces the story of the reclusive sixteenth-century cleric who introduced the revolutionary idea that the Earth orbits the sun, describing the dangerous forces and complicated personalities that marked the publication of Copernicus's findings
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB501
LC item number
.S75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-261) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Prelude. Moral, rustic, and amorous epistles -- The brief sketch -- Leases of abandoned farmsteads -- On the method of minting money -- The letter against Werner -- The bread tariff -- pt. 2. Interplay. "And the sun stood still" : act I -- "And the sun stood still" : act II -- pt. 3. Aftermath. The first account -- On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres -- The Basel edition -- Epitome of copernican astronomy -- Dialogue concerning the two chief systems of the world, Ptolemaic and Copernican -- An annotated census of Copernicus' De revolutionibus -- Thanksgiving
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22 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 273 p.
Isbn
9780802717931
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011024772
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)701806421

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