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The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World

Amir D. Aczel
Format
Book
Published
New York : Harcourt, c2001.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0151005060
Contents
  • 1 Odyssey 1
  • 2 Signs in the Sea and Sky 9
  • 3 Dante 29
  • 4 Etruscan Chandelier 39
  • 5 Amalfi 53
  • 6 Ghost of Flavio Gioia 63
  • 7 Iron Fish, Lodestone Turtle 77
  • 8 Venice 91
  • 9 Marco Polo 111
  • 10 Charting the Mediterranean 123
  • 11 A Nautical Revolution 133.
Description
xvii, 178 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168) and index.
Technical Details
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