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Galileo, J. L. Heilbron

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Galileo
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Galileo
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J. L. Heilbron
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Title
Galileo
Creator
Summary
Heilbron takes in the landscape of culture, learning, religion, science, theology, and politics of late Renaissance Italy to produce a richer and more rounded view of Galileo, his scientific thinking, and the company he kept
Subject
Genre
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
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382888
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
520.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
H45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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J. L. Heilbron
Galileo, J. L. Heilbron
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Galileo, J. L. Heilbron
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-491) and index
Contents
A Florentine education. Upbringing ; Gap years ; Character analysis -- A Tuscan Archimedes. Hell and mathematics ; Barycentric exercises ; De motu ; Galileo at 25 -- Life in the Serenissima. Settling in ; Steady state -- Galilean science. Reluctant astronomer ; Mover and shaker -- Calculated risks. Starry message ; Celestial messenger ; More rabbits from the hat ; Family affairs and former friends -- Miscalculated risks. Freelance exegetes ; Poetical interlude ; Ill omens -- Vainglory. The Pope ; The knight ; The windmill ; The tilt -- End games. Dramatis personae ; Winding up ; Last days ; The end of the affair?
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ocn642283198
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 508 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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