skip to content
The comet sweeper : Caroline Herschel's astronomical ambition Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The comet sweeper : Caroline Herschel's astronomical ambition

Author: Claire Brock
Publisher: Thriplow [England] : Icon ; Colchester [England] : Distributed in the UK by TBS Ltd., 2007.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Presents the story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel - a true Enlightenment celebrity whose rediscovery is long overdue. This work tells the story of a woman so  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Caroline Lucretia Herschel; Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Brock
ISBN: 1840467207 9781840467208
OCLC Number: 62892291
Description: x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: Astronomical ambition --
Chapter I: Early life --
Chapter II: Escape to Bath --
Chapter III: From stage ornament to celebrated female astronomer --
Chapter IV: Distinguished at last --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Claire Brock.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62892291> # The comet sweeper : Caroline Herschel's astronomical ambition
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "62892291" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Place/thriplow_england> ; # Thriplow England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Place/colchester_england> ; # Colchester England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Topic/women_astronomers_great_britain> ; # Women astronomers--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Event/1700_1799> ; # 1700 - 1799
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/520.92/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/15581821> ; # Caroline Lucretia Herschel
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Topic/astronomy_history_18th_century> ; # Astronomy--History--18th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Topic/astronomers_great_britain> ; # Astronomers--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Topic/women_astronomers_germany> ; # Women astronomers--Germany
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> ; # Astronomy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Person/herschel_caroline_lucretia_1750_1848> ; # Caroline Lucretia Herschel
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819629> ; # Astronomers
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177176> ; # Women astronomers
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> ; # Germany.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/322918> ; # Claire Brock
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Introduction: Astronomical ambition -- Chapter I: Early life -- Chapter II: Escape to Bath -- Chapter III: From stage ornament to celebrated female astronomer -- Chapter IV: Distinguished at last -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/234114351> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The comet sweeper : Caroline Herschel's astronomical ambition"@en ;
    schema:productID "62892291" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62892291#PublicationEvent/thriplow_england_icon_colchester_england_distributed_in_the_uk_by_tbs_ltd_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Agent/distributed_in_the_uk_by_tbs_ltd> ; # Distributed in the UK by TBS Ltd.
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Agent/icon> ; # Icon
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781840467208> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA612962> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA690966> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62892291> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Agent/distributed_in_the_uk_by_tbs_ltd> # Distributed in the UK by TBS Ltd.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Distributed in the UK by TBS Ltd." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Person/herschel_caroline_lucretia_1750_1848> # Caroline Lucretia Herschel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1750" ;
    schema:deathDate "1848" ;
    schema:familyName "Herschel" ;
    schema:givenName "Caroline Lucretia" ;
    schema:name "Caroline Lucretia Herschel" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Place/colchester_england> # Colchester England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Colchester England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/234114351#Place/thriplow_england> # Thriplow England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Thriplow England" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177176> # Women astronomers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women astronomers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> # Germany.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Germany." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819629> # Astronomers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Astronomers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> # Astronomy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Astronomy"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/15581821> # Caroline Lucretia Herschel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1750" ;
    schema:deathDate "1848" ;
    schema:familyName "Herschel" ;
    schema:givenName "Caroline Lucretia" ;
    schema:name "Caroline Lucretia Herschel" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/322918> # Claire Brock
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1977" ;
    schema:familyName "Brock" ;
    schema:givenName "Claire" ;
    schema:name "Claire Brock" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781840467208>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1840467207" ;
    schema:isbn "9781840467208" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.