History of Astronomy

History of Astronomy: Selected full-text books and articles

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Ancient World By Robert E. Krebs; Carolyn A. Krebs Greenwood Press, 2004
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Astronomy"
A Dictionary of Astronomy By Ian Ridpath Oxford University Press, 1997
Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of the Heavens By Cleomedes; Alan C. Bowen; Robert B. Todd University of California Press, 2004
Three Copernican Treatises By Nicholas Copernicus; Edward Rosen Columbia University Press, 1939
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Greek Astronomy By Thomas L. Heath Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1932
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