Inventing the Flat Earth: Columbus and Modern Historians

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Praeger, 1991 - History - 117 pages
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"Inventing the Flat Earth...is a jewel of a book that provides important new insights into the way historians have interpreted Columbus's achievement." The New York Times Book Review Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Contents

The Medieval Ball
13
Flattening the Globe
27
The Wrong Way Round
51
Copyright

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JEFFREY BURTON RUSSELL is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a frequent contributor to history volumes, including the Handbook of World History and The Transformation of the Western World. Dr. Russell has also written fifteen previous books and contributed articles to scholarly journals, such as History Today and Christianity Today.

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