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The Resource Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics, M.T. Brück, (electronic resource)

Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics, M.T. Brück, (electronic resource)

Label
Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics
Title
Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics
Statement of responsibility
M.T. Brück
Title variation
Agnes Mary Clerke & the rise of astrophysics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, Agnes Mary Clerke achieved fame as the author of A History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century. This biography describes the life of the woman who became the leading commentator of her time on astronomy and astrophysics in the English-speaking world
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brück, M. T.
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clerke, Agnes M.
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomers
Label
Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics, M.T. Brück, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Family background in County Cork; 2 Ireland and Italy; 3 London, the literary scene; 4 The History of Astronomy; 5 A circle of astronomers; 6 A visit to South Africa; 7 The System of the Stars; 8 Social life in scientific circles; 9 Homer, the Herschels and a revised History; 10 The opinion moulder; 11 Popularisation, cryogenics and evolution; 12 Problems in Astrophysics; 13 Women in astronomy in Britain in Agnes Clerke's time; 14 Revised System of the Stars
Control code
ocn559092902
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511044670
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559092902
Label
Agnes Mary Clerke and the rise of astrophysics, M.T. Brück, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Family background in County Cork; 2 Ireland and Italy; 3 London, the literary scene; 4 The History of Astronomy; 5 A circle of astronomers; 6 A visit to South Africa; 7 The System of the Stars; 8 Social life in scientific circles; 9 Homer, the Herschels and a revised History; 10 The opinion moulder; 11 Popularisation, cryogenics and evolution; 12 Problems in Astrophysics; 13 Women in astronomy in Britain in Agnes Clerke's time; 14 Revised System of the Stars
Control code
ocn559092902
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511044670
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559092902

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