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Christianson, J. R. (John Robert)

Overview
Works: 29 works in 85 publications in 4 languages and 2,287 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Conference proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: QB36.B8, 520.92
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Most widely held works by J. R Christianson
On Tycho's island : Tycho Brahe and his assistants, 1570-1601 by J. R Christianson( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), the premier patron-practitioner of science in sixteenth-century Europe, established a new role of scientist as administrator, active reformer, and natural philosopher. This book explores his wide range of activities, which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer. Christianson broadens this singular perspective by portraying him as Platonic philosopher, Paracelsian chemist. Ovidian poet, and devoted family man. From his private island in Denark, Tycho Brahe used patronage, printing, friendship, and marriage to incorporate men and women skilled in science, technology, and the fine arts into his program of cosmic reform. This pioneering study includes capsule biographies of over a hundred individuals, including Johannes Kepler, Willebrord Snel, Willem Blaeu, several bishops, and numerous technical specialists, all of whom helped shape the culture of the Scientific Revolution."--Jacket
The Lord of Uraniborg : a biography of Tycho Brahe by Victor E Thoren( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gateway to America : New York City by Erik V Krustrup( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland in flight by Søren Koustrup( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shattered dreams : Joe Hill by Søren Koustrup( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe and the flight to America by Sven Skovmand( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America fever by Sven Skovmand( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The westward journey by Kristian Hvidt( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scandinavians in America : literary life( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Tycho's island : Tycho Brahe, science, and culture in the sixteenth century by J. R Christianson( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlo A. Sperati : the grand old maestro by Camilla Sperati Strom( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dream of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloister and observatory : Herrevad Abbey and Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg by J. R Christianson( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the prairie : a sketch of the Red River Valley by Knut Hamsun( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den Bevægede Jord Moving earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the scientific revolution throughout Renaissance Europe, which directly challenged Church authority, including the efforts of Tycho Brahe, a Danish nobleman who built the first observatory and catalogued the planets and stars; Johannes Kepler, a German mathematician who established the laws of planetary motion; Galileo Galilei, an Italian physicist tried by the Inquisition for his advocacy of Copernicanism, forced to recant, and placed under house arrest; Giordano Bruno, the Italian astronomer who, for his theories of the infinite nature of the universe, was accused of heresy and burned at the stake; and Isaac Newton, the English physicist who described natural laws such as universal gravitation. The film tells this story with archival graphics, animation, and dramatic re-creations. Contemporary scientists and historians, including Simon Schaffer (Cambridge University), John Christianson (Luther College), Owen Gingerich (Harvard University), George Coyne (Vatican Observatory) and Patricia Fara (Cambridge University), discuss these groundbreaking developments, which led to the creation of modern science and the way we view our world and the universe today--IMDb
On the prairie; a sketch of the Red River Valley by Knut Hamsun( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A A a aa b c d e f ff g h i j k l m n o p q r s ss s t u v w r y z æ ø( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jen Jensen and the Prairie School campus of Luther College by J. R Christianson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scandinavia and the Prairie School : Chicago landscape artist Jens Jenson by J. R Christianson( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Christianson, J. R.

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The Lord of Uraniborg : a biography of Tycho BraheOn Tycho's island : Tycho Brahe, science, and culture in the sixteenth century