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A more perfect heaven : how Copernicus revolutionized the cosmos

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: New York : Walker & Company, 2012.
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Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel
ISBN: 0802778941 9780802778949 9780802717931 0802717934
OCLC Number: 942379621
Description: 273 s. : ill., kart
Contents: Part I. Prelude --
ch. 1 Moral, Rustic, and Amorous Epistles --
ch. 2 The Brief Sketch --
ch. 3 Lease of Abandoned Farmsteads --
ch. 4 On the Method of Minting Money --
ch. 5 The Letter Against Werner --
ch. 6 The Bread Tariff --
Part II. Interplay --
"And the Sun Stood Still" Act I --
"And the Sun Stood Still" Act II --
Part III. Aftermath --
ch. 7 The First Account --
ch. 8 On the Revolutionms of the Heavenly Spheres --
ch. 9 The Basel Edition --
ch. 10 Epitome of Copernican Astronomy --
ch. 11 Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World, Ptolemaic and Copernican --
ch. 12 An Annotated Census of Copernicus' De Revolutionibus.
Responsibility: Dava Sobel.

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