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New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery (Revised)

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Describing an era of exploration during the Renaissance that went far beyond geographic bounds, this book shows how the evidence of the New World shook the foundations of the old, upsetting the authority of the ancient texts that had guided Europeans so far afield.

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New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery (Revised)
1995, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674618763

Revised edition

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New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery,
1992, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674618756

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