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The Course Notes have recently been published as a book by the Module Tutor:

Great Astronomers in European History, 2012, Paul Marston, Canopus.

Students should NOT buy a copy themselves as it will be sent to them as part of Induction for the course.

Student's should also refer to the History of Astronomy Workbook and the bibliographies at the end of each chapter of the Course Textbook.

Further Reading Subject to availability, either: 

or the

For a better feel for the earlier key figures:

  •   The Sleepwalkers by Arthur Koestler (1989, Arkana, ISBN-13  9780140192469, £14.99)

An example of a book that students might like to review is:

  • Gods in the Sky  by Allan Chapman, 2002, Channel 4 Books, ISBN-13: 978-0752261645 ; ISBN-10: 0752261649, £18.99.