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The Sun in the Church

Cathedrals as Solar Observatories

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PAPERBACK

$34.50 • £30.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674005365

Publication Date: 04/02/2001

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384 pages

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

8 color illustrations in an 8 page insert, 43 halftones, 75 geometric line illustrations, 12 digital line illustrations, 15 tables

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J. L. Heilbron, formerly Professor of History and the Vice Chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, is a Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, University of Oxford. He was awarded the George Sarton Medal by the History of Science Society in 1993 for his contributions to the field.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2001 Pfizer Award, History of Science Society
  • A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year, 1999

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