The Norton History of Astronomy and Cosmology (Norton History of Science) ebook
by John North
Xxvii, 697 p. : 21 cm. Originally published in England under the title: The Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology. Statement of responsibility from cover
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Organizing his history chronologically, North begins by examining .
Organizing his history chronologically, North begins by examining Paleolithic cave drawings that clearly chart the phases of the moon. A book that should be read by every historian of science who wishes to get the history of astronomy right. It also has a good deal to teach the specialists in that field. John North is one of our most distinguished historians of astronomy and by far the most versatile.
Traces the history of astronomy and the universe. Essentially an impressive introduction to the history of astronomy but not cosmology, this book is recommended for all academic and public science collections. James Birx, Canisius Coll.
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John David North (19 May 1934 – 31 October 2008) was a British historian of science and author of numerous books. North was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in 1934. He attended Batley Grammar School and then read Mathematics at Merton College, Oxford and later Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He met his wife Marion in Oxford, and married her in 1957. Later he went to London University where he took an external degree in Astronomy, Physics and Applied Maths in 1958.
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No science has a more ancient lineage, or a greater capacity to awaken our sense of wonder, than astronomy and cosmology. The result is a brilliant, engaging history of humanity"s quest to understand its place in the cosmos.