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Chasing Venus free pdf "Chasing Venus" brings to life the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the sun in 1761: the personalities of 18th-century astronomy, the collaborations, discoveries, personal rivalries, and volatile international politics.

About Andrea Wulf

ANDREA WULF was born in India and moved to Germany as a child. She lives in London, where she trained as a design historian at the Royal College of Art. She is the author of "The Brother Gardeners, "long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2008 and winner of the American Horticultural Society 2010 Book Award, and of "Founding Gardeners"- she is the coauthor (with Emma Gieben-Gamal) of "This Other Eden: Seven Great Gardens and 300 Years of English History." She has written for "The Sunday Times," ""the "Financial Times," " The Wall Street Journal," and the "Los Angeles Times," ""and she reviews for several newspapers, including "The""New York Times," "The Guardian," and "The Times Literary Supplement."

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Author : Andrea Wulf
Publisher : Knopf Publishing Group
Data Published : 01 May 2012
ISBN : 0307700178
EAN : 9780307700179
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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