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The Resource Humble before the void : a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism, Chris Impey ; [foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama]

Humble before the void : a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism, Chris Impey ; [foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama]

Label
Humble before the void : a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism
Title
Humble before the void
Title remainder
a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism
Statement of responsibility
Chris Impey ; [foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Impey, Chris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist monks
  • Buddhist monks
  • Buddhism
Label
Humble before the void : a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism, Chris Impey ; [foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223107599129
  • 31223111077443
  • 31223111077435
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The edge of the roof of the world -- Knowledge and uncertainty -- Scales of space -- Beginnings and endings -- The forces of nature -- Structure and evolution -- The meaning of life -- Epilogue : the seven ages of monks
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 246, [24] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9781599473925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 864504743
  • (OCoLC)864504743
Label
Humble before the void : a Western astronomer, his journey east, and a remarkable encounter between Western science and Tibetan Buddhism, Chris Impey ; [foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223107599129
  • 31223111077443
  • 31223111077435
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The edge of the roof of the world -- Knowledge and uncertainty -- Scales of space -- Beginnings and endings -- The forces of nature -- Structure and evolution -- The meaning of life -- Epilogue : the seven ages of monks
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 246, [24] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9781599473925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 864504743
  • (OCoLC)864504743

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