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QB41.C763V88 2006
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TITLE: Uncentering the Earth : Copernicus and The revolutions of the heavenly spheres / William T. Vollmann.
AUTHOR: Vollmann, William T.
SERIES: Great discoveries
PUBLISHED: New York : Norton, c2006.
DESCRIPTION: 295 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: "Atlas books."
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294).
NOTES: Why the universe screams -- Exegesis: Osiander's preface and I.1-4 -- What we believed: cosmology -- Exegesis: I.5 -- What we believed: motion -- Exegesis: I.5 (cont'd)-I.9 -- The limits of observation in 1543 -- Exegesis: I.10-14 -- Orbits of Venus -- Exegesis: Book II -- What we believed: scriptures -- Exegesis: Book III -- Silent to the end -- Exegesis: Book IV -- The pillars of Hercules -- Exegesis: Book V -- Assessments -- Exegesis: Book VI -- Simplicity -- Burnings.
SUBJECT: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543. De revolutionibus orbium caelestium.
SUBJECT: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543--Influence.
SUBJECT: Solar system--Early works to 1800.
SUBJECT: Astronomy--Early works to 1800.

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