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Author: A Armitage
Publisher: Wakefield, England : E.P. Pub. Co., 1972.
Series: Open University set book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the following pages I have tried to tell the personal story, and to convey some of the historical motives, at the back of the great sixteenth-century revolution in man's outlook on the universe. I hope the book may be of interest, not only to astronomers and to students of the history of science, but also to the general reader desirous of tracing back to their sources some of the scientific ideas which have  Read more...
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Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Armitage
ISBN: 0854097376 9780854097371
OCLC Number: 1891333
Notes: Originally published under the title "Sun, Stand Thou Still" by A. Schuman Inc., 1947 and as "The world of Copernicus" by Mentor Books, 1951.
Description: ix, 165 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Open University set book.
Responsibility: by Angus Armitage.

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"In the following pages I have tried to tell the personal story, and to convey some of the historical motives, at the back of the great sixteenth-century revolution in man's outlook on the universe. I hope the book may be of interest, not only to astronomers and to students of the history of science, but also to the general reader desirous of tracing back to their sources some of the scientific ideas which have helped to shape modern thought." [Preface].

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