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Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2005.
Series: National Geographic world history biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st, Marshall edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steele, Philip, 1948-
Galileo.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2005
(OCoLC)733974870
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo, 1564-1642.; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele
ISBN: 0792236564 9780792236566 0792236572 9780792236573
OCLC Number: 57465543
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Galileo's childhood --
A scientist is born --
Going to school --
Italy in Galileo's time --
Everyday life --
Student and teacher --
The student --
The teacher --
New ideas --
An eye on the heavens --
Family matters --
Sun, moon, and stars --
Inquisition --
Trouble ahead --
Friends and enemies --
The trial --
The final years --
House arrest --
What we know now --
Spreading the word --
The fading light --
After Galileo.
Series Title: National Geographic world history biographies.
Responsibility: Philip Steele.
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Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church.

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