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Author Brake, Mark

Title Revolution in science : how Galileo and Darwin changed our world / Mark L. Brake

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Edition First edition
 J&W-N.Miami  Q180.55.D57 B725 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  Q180.55.D57 B725 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  Q180.55.D57 B725 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Wisdom of the ancients -- Greek sky : the world before the telescope -- Heaven and earth -- The darkness rising -- The gathering storm -- Medieval sky -- The great chain of being -- The revolutions : the weapons of discovery -- The telescope and Galileo -- Evolution and Darwin -- The aftermath : worlds turned upside down -- The "Galileo" aftermath -- The "Darwin" aftermath -- The prestige -- The kudos
LC subject Discoveries in science -- Social aspects
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
Science, Renaissance
Religion and science -- Europe -- History
ISBN 9780230202689