Celestial Sleuth

Using Astronomy to Solve Mysteries in Art, History and Literature

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8402-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-8403-5 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Astronomy in Art

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-34

      Monet and Turner, Masters of Sea and Sky

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      Pages 35-66

      Vincent van Gogh and Starry Skies Over France

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      Pages 67-112

      Edvard Munch: Mysterious Skies in Norway

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      Chapter

      Pages 113-143

      Yosemite Moonrises and Moonbows

  3. Astronomy in History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-198

      Moons and Tides in the Battle of Marathon, Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, and the Sinking of the Titanic

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      Pages 199-235

      Lincoln, the Civil War Era, and American Almanacs

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-274

      The Moon and Tides in World War II

  4. Astronomy in Literature

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 275-275

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      Chapter

      Pages 277-316

      Literary Skies Before 1800

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      Pages 317-350

      Literary Skies After 1800

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 351-355