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The Resource Galileo's daughter : a drama of science, faith and love, Dava Sobel

Galileo's daughter : a drama of science, faith and love, Dava Sobel

Label
Galileo's daughter : a drama of science, faith and love
Title
Galileo's daughter
Title remainder
a drama of science, faith and love
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dava Sobel recreates the lives of Galileo and his daughter, Virginia, who at the age of 13 became a nun. She uses Virginia's letters as her inspiration to give the reader an impression of what life was like in the Italy of the 1600s
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
  • 945'.07'0922
  • 509.2
  • 509.45 GAL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Virginia
  • Astronomers
  • Nuns
  • Italy
  • Biography
Label
Galileo's daughter : a drama of science, faith and love, Dava Sobel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-402) and index
Control code
9781857028614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
429p.
Isbn
9781857028614
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
Label
Galileo's daughter : a drama of science, faith and love, Dava Sobel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-402) and index
Control code
9781857028614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
429p.
Isbn
9781857028614
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.

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