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The book nobody read : chasing the revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus

Author: Owen Gingerich
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Gingerich
ISBN: 0143034766 9780143034766 0802714153 9780802714152
OCLC Number: 57760295
Notes: Originally published: Walker, 2004.
Description: xii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 20 cm
Contents: A day in court --
The chase begins --
In the steps of Copernicus --
The lenten pretzel and the Epicycles myth --
"Embellished by a distinguished man" --
The moment of truth --
The Wittich connection --
Bigger books linger longer --
Forbidden games --
The hub of the universe --
The invisible college --
Planetary influences --
Sophisticated ladies --
The iron curtain : before and after --
Putting the census to bed.
Responsibility: Owen Gingerich.

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