Shores of knowledge: New World discoveries and the scientific imagination

Recounts the triumphs and mishaps of Columbus and other explorers, following the naturalists--both famous and obscure--whose investigations of the world's fauna and flora fueled the rise of science and technology that propelled Western Europe towards modernity.

Main Author: Appleby, Joyce Oldham.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013
Edition: First edition.
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