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The heavens on earth

observatories and astronomy in nineteenth-century science and culture

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham [NC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- History -- 19th century,
  • Nineteenth century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Aubin, Charlotte Bigg, and H. Otto Sibum.
    SeriesScience and cultural theory, Science and cultural theory
    ContributionsAubin, David, 1967-, Bigg, Charlotte., Sibum, Heinz Otto, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB32 .H43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23929319M
    ISBN 109780822346289, 9780822346401
    LC Control Number2009041448


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