Bibliographic Details

In the shadow of the moon : the science, magic, and mystery of solar eclipses / Anthony Aveni.

Author / Creator Aveni, Anthony F., author.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
©2017
Description 1 online resource.
Language English
Subject Solar eclipses.
Eclipses.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11049980
ISBN 9780300227574 (electronic bk.)
0300227574 (electronic bk.)
9780300223194
0300223196
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-298) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form Original 9780300223194 0300223196
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505 0 |a An introduction to solar eclipses. Colossal celestial spectacles ; Watching people watch eclipses ; What you see and why you see it -- Eclipses in the ancient world. Eclipses computer Stonehenge ; Babylonian decryptions ; Greek science ; The Crucifixion darkness ; Ancient Chinese secrecy ; Maya prediction ; Aztec sacrifice -- Eclipses in the modern age. The rebirth of eclipse science is Islam and Europe ; The New England Eclipses of 1806 ; Expedition to Pike's Peak, 1878 ; New York's Central Park, 1925 -- Lessons from eclipses. The eclipses as cartographer and timekeeper ; Zoologists chasing shadow -- Personal eclipses. Eclipses in culture -- A confession -- Appendix. A brief chronology of solar eclipses. 
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