The Astronomer And The Witch

Author: Ulinka Rublack
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198736770
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Katharina's life -- A Lutheran court -- The year of the witches -- Kepler's strategies -- A family responds -- Movements of the soul -- The trial continues -- Other witches -- Katharina's imprisonment -- Kepler's return -- The defence -- ...

Kepler S Witch

Author: James A. Connor
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061737429
Size: 66.45 MB
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The leitmotif of the witch trial adds a third dimension to Kepler's biography by setting his personal life within his own times.

Kepler S Somnium

Author: Johannes Kepler
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486432823
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Both a scientific treatise on lunar astronomy and a science-fiction story about a voyage to the moon, Kepler's Somnium went unrecognized for centuries. This edition presents a full translation from the original Latin.


Author: Thomas Christensen
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582437742
Size: 17.72 MB
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A publisher, editor and graphic designer takes a world-wide journey through a single year during the 17th century, highlighting changes in traditions, business enterprises, family life and societies and featuring images and artwork from the ...


Author: Max Caspar
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486151751
Size: 60.38 MB
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Definitive biography covers Kepler's scientific accomplishments — laws of planetary motion, work with calculus, optics, more — plus public and personal life, more. Introduction and Notes by Owen Gingerich.


Author: John Elliot Wills
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393322781
Size: 57.23 MB
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A rich, vivid chronicle of the dawn of the modern period focuses on the world in 1688, from the Russian steppes and the Japanese and Chinese courts to the streets of Europe and the pilgrimage routes of the Middle East. Reprint.

The Anthropology Of Religion Magic And Witchcraft

Author: Rebecca Stein
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315532166
Size: 52.59 MB
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[Based on his work in Soweto, South Africa, Ashforth describes the struggle of his
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Johannes Kepler

Author: John Hudson Tiner
Publisher: Mott Media (MI)
ISBN: 9780915134113
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A biography of the German astronomer who discovered three laws of planetary motion.