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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
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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
Dewey number
520.9/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos
Label
A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Copernican chronology
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780802717931
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011024772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BRD2011024772
  • PWmBRO
Label
A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos, Dava Sobel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Copernican chronology
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780802717931
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011024772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BRD2011024772
  • PWmBRO

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