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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
Title remainder
how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
Title variation
More perfect heaven: how Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
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Subject
Genre
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
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
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10015999
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
520.9/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Solar system
  • Astronomy
Target audience
adult
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how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
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A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-261) and index
Contents
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 -- Interplay -- And the sun stood still -- act I -- And the sun stood still -- act II -- Aftermath -- The first account -- On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres -- The Basel edition, 1566 -- Epitome of copernican astronomy -- Dialogue on the two chief systems of the world: ptolemaic and copernican -- An annotated census of Copernicus' De revolutionibus -- Thanksgiving
Control code
ocn701806421
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 273 p.
Isbn
9780802717931
Lccn
2011024772
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)701806421
Label
A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-261) and index
Contents
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 -- Interplay -- And the sun stood still -- act I -- And the sun stood still -- act II -- Aftermath -- The first account -- On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres -- The Basel edition, 1566 -- Epitome of copernican astronomy -- Dialogue on the two chief systems of the world: ptolemaic and copernican -- An annotated census of Copernicus' De revolutionibus -- Thanksgiving
Control code
ocn701806421
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 273 p.
Isbn
9780802717931
Lccn
2011024772
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)701806421

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