Solar system maps : from antiquity to the space age / Nick Kanas.

Author
Kanas, Nick, 1945- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis Publishing, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
xxix, 331 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-320) and index.
Contents
World views and the solar system -- Earth-centered world views in classical Europe -- Non-European world views -- Earth-centered world views in the Middle Ages and Renaissance -- Sun-centered and hybrid world views -- No center : an unbounded universe and the plurality of worlds -- Our expanding solar system : planets and moons -- Our expanding solar system : Pluto, asteroids, and the far reaches -- Popularizing the solar system in the early United States -- Space age images of the solar system.
ISBN
  • 9781461408956 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • 1461408954 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN
2013945404
OCLC
861479414
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