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The Cambridge Concise History of Astronomy
Preface 1. Astronomy before history Clive Ruggles and Michael Hoskin 2 Astronomy in antiquity Michael Hoskin 3. Astronomy in China Christopher Cullen 4. Islamic astronomy Michael Hoskin and OwenExpand
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The Cambridge illustrated history of astronomy
Preface 1. Astronomy before history Clive Ruggles and Michael Hoskin 2. Astronomy in antiquity Michael Hoskin Astronomy in China Christopher Cullen 3. Islamic astronomy Michael Hoskin The AstrolabeExpand
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The Herschels of Hanover
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The General History of Astronomy
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Book Reviews-Editions and Selections-A Calendar of the Correspondence of Sir John Herschel
Introduction 1. Provenance list 2. Abbreviations and Symbols Used for Physical Descriptions 3. The correspondence 4. Undated letters 5. Appendix I: Bibliography of Publications by John Herschel: 6.Expand
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The Construction of the Heavens
The modest size of the pension outraged William Watson, but he was routinely outraged on William’s behalf. For his part, William could not abide the thought of returning to the drudgery of fortyExpand
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William and Caroline Herschel: Pioneers in Late 18th-Century Astronomy
1. Vocations in Conflict.- 2. The Construction of the Heavens.- 3. "One of the Greatest Mechanics of His Day".- 4. The Peerless Assistant.- 5. William's Declining Years.- 6. John's "Sacred Duty".
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