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New Worlds, Ancient Texts

The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery

New Worlds, Ancient Texts( )
Author: Grafton, Anthony
As told to: Shelford, April
Siraisi, Nancy G.
ISBN:978-0-674-61876-3
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $42.50
Book Description:

Describing an era of exploration during the Renaissance that went far beyond geographic bounds, this book shows how the evidence of the New World shook the foundations of the old, upsetting the authority of the ancient texts that had guided Europeans so far afield.

Book Details
Pages:294
Detailed Subjects: History / Expeditions & Discoveries
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.669 x 9.36 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:1.135 Pounds



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