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The Resource Galileo, J.L. Heilbron

Galileo, J.L. Heilbron

Label
Galileo
Title
Galileo
Statement of responsibility
J.L. Heilbron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heilbron, J. L
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
H445 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Italy
Label
Galileo, J.L. Heilbron
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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? -- Genealogy -- Glossary of names
Control code
ocn642283198
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 508 pages [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Lccn
2010933141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Galileo, J.L. Heilbron
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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? -- Genealogy -- Glossary of names
Control code
ocn642283198
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 508 pages [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Lccn
2010933141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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