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ISBN:000211397X
Author: Vincent Cronin
ISBN13: 978-0002113977
Title: View From Planet Earth
Format: azw lrf docx lit
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Language: English
Category: Astronomy and Space Science
Publisher: Harpercollins Publisher (November 1981)
Pages: 352

View From Planet Earth by Vincent Cronin



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The View from Planet Earth : Man Looks at the Cosmos. Select Format: Hardcover. For readers who have had their appetites whetted by the TV series COSMOS, this is the answer.

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Vincent Cronin was born in 24 May 1924. Download more by: Vincent Cronin. Find and Load Ebook The view from planet Earth.

Vincent Archibald Patrick Cronin FRSL (24 May 1924 – 25 January 2011) was a British historical, cultural, and biographical writer, best known for his biographies of Louis XIV, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, Catherine the Great, and Napoleon, as well as for his books on the Renaissance  . The View from Planet Earth: Man Looks at the Cosmos (1981). Paris on the Eve, 1900-1914 (1989).

Vincent Archibald Patrick Cronin was born on May 24 1924 in the Rhondda Valley where his father was then in private practice as a doctor. The family moved to London when Vincent was two years old and, a few years later, his father gave up his medical practice to become a full-time writer. Vincent was educated at Ampleforth before moving, at the astonishing age of 16, to Harvard. Cronin spent five months in Sicily in 1952 collecting material for the book, which is still regarded as an indispensable guide to the island. In The View from Planet Earth: Man Looks at the Cosmos (1981), he explored the history of astronomy from the ancient Greeks to the present day through the lives of famous astronomers. The Renaissance (1992).

In 1981 the writer Vincent Cronin published The View from Planet Earth, and it included a version of the adage: 9. Our bodies contain three grams of iron, three grams of bright, silver-white magnesium, and smaller amounts of manganese and copper.

Physical description; 348 pages, 12 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects; Cosmology - History. History. Astronomy - Cosmology - to 1980. Cosmogony. Cosmology - General works, treatises, textbooks. Genre; Illustrated.