The Resource The power of stars : how celestial observations have shaped civilization, Bryan E. Penprase

The power of stars : how celestial observations have shaped civilization, Bryan E. Penprase

Label
The power of stars : how celestial observations have shaped civilization
Title
The power of stars
Title remainder
how celestial observations have shaped civilization
Statement of responsibility
Bryan E. Penprase
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
133.509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
GN799.A8
LC item number
P4677 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The power of stars : how celestial observations have shaped civilization, Bryan E. Penprase
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-315) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Contents
Our experience of the sky and star knowledge -- A world of constellations in the night sky -- Creation stories from around the world -- World systems : models of the universe throughout time -- Stars that bind : civilization, calendars, and the sky -- Modern timekeeping and the development of the science of time -- Celestial architecture : monuments of the sky -- The archaeoastronomy of modern civilization -- The development of modern cosmology -- Concluding thoughts
Control code
ocn646114124
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 347 p.
Isbn
9781441968029
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., ports.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25098950
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646114124
  • eblnew1441968024

Library Locations

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