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Shores of knowledge : New World discoveries and the scientific imagination, Joyce Appleby

Label
Shores of knowledge : New World discoveries and the scientific imagination
Title
Shores of knowledge
Title remainder
New World discoveries and the scientific imagination
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Appleby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Appleby, Joyce
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E101
LC item number
.A66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Discoveries in science
  • Natural history
  • America
Target audience
adult
Label
Shores of knowledge : New World discoveries and the scientific imagination, Joyce Appleby
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New World finds its scribes
  • Discovery of the other half of the globe
  • Publishers spread the word of the New World
  • Collectors, menageries, and naturalists
  • Amateur naturalists yield to experts
  • True shape of the Earth
  • Attention turns to the Pacific
  • Humboldt and Darwin in the New World
Control code
ocn829738441
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780393239515
Lccn
2013017212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
970.01 AP52 ; XX-N ; LAP ; C1311B12.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829738441
  • (Sirsi) 829738441
  • (OCoLC)829738441
Label
Shores of knowledge : New World discoveries and the scientific imagination, Joyce Appleby
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New World finds its scribes
  • Discovery of the other half of the globe
  • Publishers spread the word of the New World
  • Collectors, menageries, and naturalists
  • Amateur naturalists yield to experts
  • True shape of the Earth
  • Attention turns to the Pacific
  • Humboldt and Darwin in the New World
Control code
ocn829738441
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780393239515
Lccn
2013017212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
970.01 AP52 ; XX-N ; LAP ; C1311B12.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829738441
  • (Sirsi) 829738441
  • (OCoLC)829738441

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