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The Resource Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres, William T. Vollmann

Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres, William T. Vollmann

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Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres
Title
Uncentering the Earth
Title remainder
Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres
Statement of responsibility
William T. Vollmann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vollmann, William T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB41.C763
LC item number
V66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Great discoveries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Solar system
  • Astronomy
Label
Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres, William T. Vollmann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Atlas books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294)
Contents
Why the universe screams -- Exegesis: Osiander's preface and I.1-4 -- What we believed: cosmology -- Exegesis: I.5 -- What we believed: motion -- Exegesis: I.5 (cont'd)-I.9 -- The limits of observation in 1543 -- Exegesis: I.10-14 -- Orbits of Venus -- Exegesis: Book II -- What we believed: scriptures -- Exegesis: Book III -- Silent to the end -- Exegesis: Book IV -- The pillars of Hercules -- Exegesis: Book V -- Assessments -- Exegesis: Book VI -- Simplicity -- Burnings
Control code
61479556
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
295 p.
Isbn
9780393059694
Lccn
2005025864
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres, William T. Vollmann
Publication
Note
"Atlas books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294)
Contents
Why the universe screams -- Exegesis: Osiander's preface and I.1-4 -- What we believed: cosmology -- Exegesis: I.5 -- What we believed: motion -- Exegesis: I.5 (cont'd)-I.9 -- The limits of observation in 1543 -- Exegesis: I.10-14 -- Orbits of Venus -- Exegesis: Book II -- What we believed: scriptures -- Exegesis: Book III -- Silent to the end -- Exegesis: Book IV -- The pillars of Hercules -- Exegesis: Book V -- Assessments -- Exegesis: Book VI -- Simplicity -- Burnings
Control code
61479556
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
295 p.
Isbn
9780393059694
Lccn
2005025864
Other physical details
ill.

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