On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century / Edition 1

On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century / Edition 1

by John Robert Christianson, J. R. Christianson
     
 

Explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer.See more details below

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Explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521008846
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Abridged edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. On Tycho's Island: Introduction; 1. In King Frederick's service, 1575–1576; 2. Junker and peasants, 1576–1581; 3. Among friends, 1570–1576; 4. Founding the familia, 1576–1584; 5. Breakthrough, 1584–1587; 6. The problem of continuity, 1580–1591; 7. The school of Europe, 1591–1593; 8. Magdalene and Calumny, 1593–1597; 9. The tempest, 1597; 10. Epilogue: in search of Maecenas, 1597–1599; 11. Legacy; Part II. Tycho Brahe's Coworkers: Bibliographical directory; Glossary of technical terms.

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