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Author Blaauw, Adriaan.

Title History of the IAU : the birth and first half-century of the International Astronomical Union / Adriaan Blaauw.

Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1994]
©1994

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 UniM Store  Q62777    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and indexes.
Contents 1. Birth and Consolidation; 1919-1922 -- 2. Earlier 20th Century Developments; World War I -- 3. The IRC and the "Neutral" States; Suspicion and Resentment -- 4. 1922-1928: First General Assemblies; IAU Becomes Fully International -- 5. The Years 1928-1938 -- 6. The IAU and Political Persecutions in the 1930's -- 7. 1938-1948; World War II: Interruption and Recovery -- 8. 1948-1958; Flourishing Science and Disturbing Politics -- 9. The China Conflict -- 10. 1958-1964; Reforms, Berkeley 1961, and Hamburg 1964 -- 11. 1964-1969; Reforms Continued, the Astronomer's Handbook, Prague 1967, and the 50th Anniversary -- 12. Financing in the Union; A Review over 75 Years -- The IAU Historical Archives.
Subject International Astronomical Union -- History.
ISBN 0792329791 (acid-free paper)