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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
Publication date April 1, 2007
Pages 648
Binding Paperback
Edition 5 pap/cdr
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763743871
ISBN-10 0763743879
Dimensions 1 by 8.75 by 10.50 in.
Weight 3.20 lbs.
Original list price $237.95
Other format details sci/tech
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Updated and revised, the new Fifth Edition of In Quest of the Universe is a comprehensive introduction to astronomy designed for nonscience majors. The book uses the development of astronomical theories, both historical and current, to show how science works. The authors take a planets-first approach, engaging students with an exploration of our own solar system before moving on to the stars and then to distant galaxies.

Editions
Hardcover
Cdr edition from Gardners Books (February 12, 2004)
9780763745400 | details & prices | List price $139.00
About: Jones and Bartlett Publishers is pleased to announce the acquisition of In Quest of the Universe, Second Edition by Karl Kuhn, formerly available from West Publishing Company.
Paperback
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With Theo Koupelis | 5 pap/cdr edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (April 1, 2007)
9780763743871 | details & prices | 648 pages | 8.75 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.20 lbs | List price $237.95
About: Updated and revised, the new Fifth Edition of In Quest of the Universe is a comprehensive introduction to astronomy designed for nonscience majors.
With Theo Koupelis | 4 pap/cdr edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (February 1, 2004)
9780763708108 | details & prices | 674 pages | 8.75 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.20 lbs | List price $101.95
About: In Quest of the Universe, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive introduction to astronomy designed for non-science majors.
With Theo Koupelis | 3 pap/cdr edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (January 1, 2001)
9780763712297 | details & prices | 658 pages | 9.00 × 10.75 × 1.00 in. | 3.10 lbs | List price $84.95
About: Author: Karl F.
2 sub edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (June 1, 1998)
9780763706050 | details & prices | 568 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.90 lbs | List price $68.95
About: Relatively few students who enroll in an introduction to astronomy course are majoring in astronomy or another science.
2 stg edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (April 1, 1997)
9780314030535 | details & prices | 144 pages | List price $20.95
About: Relatively few students who enroll in an introduction to astronomy course are majoring in astronomy or another science.
With Chris Goertzen | 2nd edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (January 1, 1994)
9780314023933 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.90 lbs | List price $46.25
This edition also contains Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Fermant in Oaxaca
With Theo Koupelis, F. Moriarty | 2 edition from Academic Pr (September 1, 1988); titled "Ecotoxicology: The Study of Pollutants in Ecosystems"
9780125067621 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $34.95
This edition also contains Ecotoxicology: The Study of Pollutants in Ecosystems
About: This book is the only introductory work on ecotoxicology available.

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