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Shores of knowledge : new world discoveries and the scientific imagination

Author: Joyce Oldham Appleby
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An engrossing history of the voyages of exploration that ignited curiosity about nature and gave birth to modern science.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Oldham Appleby
ISBN: 9780393239515 0393239519
OCLC Number: 1091951758
Responsibility: Joyce Appleby.

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"Christopher Columbus's landing in the Western Hemisphere in 1492 marked a decisive moment in world history. But as Joyce Appleby argues in this lucid and economically written survey of scientific Read more...

 
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