The man who sold the Milky Way : a biography of Bart Bok / David H. Levy.

Title: 
The man who sold the Milky Way : a biography of Bart Bok / David H. Levy.

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Author/Artist: 
Levy, David H., 1948-
Publisher: 
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1993.
Description: 
xiii, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79105
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QB36.B63L48 1993z
Notes: 
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-234) and index.
Includes information on various telescopes and observatories.
Contents: 
Beginnings --
Leiden University --
Harlow Shapley: a right good captain too --
"Miscellaneous nonsense vaguely related to Eta Carinae" --
Astronomy and astropolitics --
Waves of war --
Putting the S in UNESCO --
Darkness and brightness in the Milky Way --
Harvard twilight --
The Australian years --
The Anglo-Australian observatory --
Of birds and presidents --
Arizona: the last directorship --
A far and radiant resting place --
From astrology to Valentine's night --
Last years.
ISBN: 
0816511497 (alk. paper)
0816515247 (pbk.)