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

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

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Levy, David H., 1948-
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1993.
xiii, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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QB36.B63L48 1993z
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.
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.
0816511497 (alk. paper)
0816515247 (pbk.)