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The science of the stars in Danzig from Rheticus to Hevelius

@inproceedings{Jensen2006TheSO,
  title={The science of the stars in Danzig from Rheticus to Hevelius},
  author={Derek Jensen},
  year={2006}
}
Author(s): Jensen, Derek | Abstract: This dissertation asks how civic institutions (the city council and the academic gymnasium), socio-economic structures (civic and private patronage) and religion and civic ideals in the city of Danzig shaped creative thought about the science of the stars during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Reciprocally, it looks at how the use of scientific knowledge created distinctive representations of the city both as it appeared to its own citizens and as… Expand
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