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The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology, [John North]

Label
The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology
Title
The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology
Statement of responsibility
[John North]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of astronomy and the universe
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
VAK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
North, John David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Porter, Roy
  • North, John David
Series statement
Norton history of science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
Label
The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology, [John North]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in England under the title The Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology"--Verso t.p
  • Statement of responsibility from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prehistory -- Ancient Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- The Greek and Roman world -- China and Japan -- Pre-Columbian America -- Indian and Persian astronomy -- Eastern Islam -- Western Islam and Christian Spain -- Medieval and Early Renaissance Europe -- Copernicus' planetary theory -- The new empiricism -- The rise of physical astronomy -- New astronomical problems -- The rise of astrophysics -- Cosmogony, evolution and the sun -- The renewal of cosmology -- Radio astronomy -- Observatories in space -- Macrocosm and microcosm
Control code
31854784
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvii, 697 pages
Isbn
9780393311938
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1642163
Label
The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology, [John North]
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in England under the title The Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology"--Verso t.p
  • Statement of responsibility from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prehistory -- Ancient Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- The Greek and Roman world -- China and Japan -- Pre-Columbian America -- Indian and Persian astronomy -- Eastern Islam -- Western Islam and Christian Spain -- Medieval and Early Renaissance Europe -- Copernicus' planetary theory -- The new empiricism -- The rise of physical astronomy -- New astronomical problems -- The rise of astrophysics -- Cosmogony, evolution and the sun -- The renewal of cosmology -- Radio astronomy -- Observatories in space -- Macrocosm and microcosm
Control code
31854784
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvii, 697 pages
Isbn
9780393311938
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1642163

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