Table of contents for The Cambridge illustrated history of astronomy / edited by Michael Hoskin.


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Preface
1. Astronomy before history Clive Ruggles and Michael Hoskin
2. Astronomy in antiquity Michael Hoskin
 Astronomy in China Christopher Cullen
3. Islamic astronomy Michael Hoskin
The Astrolabe Michael Hoskin
4. Medieval Latin astronomy Michael Hoskin and Owen Gingerich
5. From geometry to physics: astronomy transformed Michael Hoskin
The refracting telescope in the seventeenth century J. A. Bennett
6. Newton and Newtonianism Michael Hoskin
7. The astronomy of the universe of stars Michael Hoskin
8. The message of starlight: the rise of astrophysics David Dewhirst and Michael Hoskin
9. Astronomy's widening horizons Michael Hoskin and Owen Gingerich
Chronology
Glossary
Further reading
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Astronomy History