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Beneath the night : how the stars have shaped the history of humankind

By: Clark, Stuart

1783351543 / 9781783351541
Paperback
02/09/2021
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United Kingdom
20 cm 304 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
General (US: Trade)  Learn More Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)
Reprint. Originally published: 2020.

The awe-inspiring history of humanity told through our relationship with stars and the night sky. 'Excellent . . . This books makes you rethink the traditional story of the history of astronomy . . . Effortlessly readable.' BBC Sky at Night'Stuart Clark's picture of the yawning gaps in our understanding of the cosmos is fuller than most.'NatureFrom the Stone Age to the Space Age, Stuart Clark explores a fascination shared across the world, one that has unequivocally shaped us as civilisations and as individuals, housing our hopes and fears.

In the stars, we can see our past - and ultimately, our fate.

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PDA Philosophy of science, PDX History of science, PDZ Popular science, TTD Space science

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