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
N$T
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
H445 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Galileo, J.L. Heilbron
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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?
Control code
ocn784953334
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 508 pages [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191612954
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36302879
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)784953334
  • ebsco0191612952

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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