The Copernican Revolution; Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought.
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Published by Harvard Univ Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Unassigned Title,
  • 1473-1543,
  • Astronomy,
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus,
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus,,
  • Cosmology,
  • De revolutionibus orbium coele,
  • Universe

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9828085M
ISBN 100674171004
ISBN 109780674171008

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