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Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of Astrophysics

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Born in Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, Agnes Mary Clerke achieved fame as the author of A History of Astronomy during the nineteenth century. Through her quarter-century career, she became the leading commentator on astronomy and astrophysics in the English-speaking world. This biography describes not only the life and work of this extraordinary woman, but also chr ...more
Hardcover, 286 pages
Published May 9th 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2002)
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