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Author Garwood, Christine.

Title Flat earth : the history of an infamous idea / Christine Garwood.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    525.1 GAR    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    525.1 GAR    DUE 08-21-18
Edition 1st Thomas Dunne Books ed.
Description xii, 436 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Columbus blunder -- Surveying the Earth -- A public sensation -- The infamous flat-Earth wager -- Trials and tribulations -- Lady Blount and the new zetetics -- Flat-Earth utopia -- Man on the moon? -- The view from the edge -- The Californian connection -- Epilogue -- Myths and meanings -- Appendix -- Abbreviations.
Subject Geodesy -- History.
Errors, Scientific.
Earth (Planet) -- Figure.
ISBN 9780312382087 (alk. paper) : $27.95
0312382081 (alk. paper)

 
    
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