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Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Organising his history chronologically, North begins by examining paleolithic cave drawings that clearly chart the phases of the moon. He then investigates scientific practices in the early civilizations of Egypt, Greece, China and the Americas. He continues through the Middle Ages and up to the present day.John North is the author of 'Cosmos: An Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology', published 2008 under ISBN 9780226594408 and ISBN 0226594408.