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Shores of Knowledge - a book by Appleby, Joyce

Shores of Knowledge

New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination

Shores of Knowledge( )
Author: Appleby, Joyce
ISBN:978-0-393-23951-5
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

An engrossing history of the voyages of exploration that ignited curiosity about nature and gave birth to modern science.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: History / Expeditions & Discoveries
Science / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.6 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Appleby, Joyce (Author)
Joyce Oldham Appleby was born in Omaha, Nebraska on April 9, 1929. She graduated from Stanford University in 1950. She worked for the Restaurant Reporter, a trade magazine based in Beverly Hills, and later as a stringer for The Star-News, a local South Pasadena newspaper. She received a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. She taught at San Diego State University and at the University of California, Los Angeles. She retired from there in 2001.

She wrote several books during her lifetime including Economic Thought and Ideology in 17th Century England, Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans, Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s, Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination, The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism, and Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination. She died from complications of pneumonia on December 23, 2016 at the age of 87.

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