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The History of Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) [Paperback]

Michael Hoskin
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Historians of astronomy work mainly with the surviving documents from the past (fragmentary in quantity from antiquity, overwhelmingly bulky from recent times), and with artefacts such as instruments and observatory buildings. Read the first page
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