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    British university observatories, 1772-1939
    Author
    Hutchins, Roger, 1946-

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    Personal Author:
    Hutchins, Roger, 1946-
    Title:
    British university observatories, 1772-1939 / Roger Hutchins.
    Publication info:
    Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©2008.
    Physical description:
    xxiii, 533 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Series:
    Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945.
    Series:
    Science, technology and culture, 1700-1945
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-472) and index.
    Contents:
    Making niches, founding the observatories -- Academic astronomers in the age of the 'Grand Amateurs', 1820-1881 -- Working the university observatories, 1820-1881 -- 'Encumbered with lectures': developing research and providing for graduates, 1820-1939 -- University observatories and the opportunities in astrophysics, c.1880-1939 -- Problems of proximity: Oxford's observatories, 1901-1930 -- British university observatories and the wider world, 1919-1939.
    Subject term:
    Astronomical observatories--Great Britain--History--18th century.
    Subject term:
    Astronomical observatories--Great Britain--History--19th century.
    Subject term:
    Astronomical observatories--Great Britain--History--20th century.
    LCCN:
    2007018812
    ISBN:
    9780754632504 (alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0754632504 (alk. paper)

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