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.

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Main Author: Appleby, Joyce, 1929-2016
Format: Book
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edition:First edition.
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Call Number: E101 .A66 2013
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