Edition 6, by William Kaufmann III and Roger Freedman (Order
online well in advance. You will need all your texts on the
first day of class)
Get the texts below either online (e.g. Amazon
Powell's) or from Orca, an independent
bookstore in downtown Olympia. Do not count on the college bookstore
to have our texts. If they do, they will be marked up, while Orca
gives a 10% discount for Evergreen texts. You can special-order
from Orca as well - ask for Harreld.
* National Audubon Society Field Guide
to the Night Sky (2000, Alfred A. Knopf, NY, ISBN 0-679-40852-5
pbk). This excellent reference text helps you find and understand
objects in the sky, and includes classic stories about them.
* The Extravagant Universe, by
Robert Kirschner. This is the best new book available describing
the accelerating expansion of the universe, and much more.
* Norton Anthology of Astronomy and Cosmology, by
John North, Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company; (January 1995)
ISBN: 0393036561. A collection of beliefs from many different
cultures throughout history.
Navigation, by David Burch, Publisher: International
Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; (February 1, 1990)