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The Resource The edge of the world : a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe, Michael Pye

The edge of the world : a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe, Michael Pye

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The edge of the world : a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe
Title
The edge of the world
Title remainder
a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe
Statement of responsibility
Michael Pye
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of how modernity emerged on the shores of the North Sea, uncovering a lost history of a thousand years rife with saints, spies, pirates, philosophers, artists, and intellectuals
Summary
In a lost history of a thousand years, an award-winning author, taking readers on an epic adventure rife with saints, spies, pirates, philosophers, artists and intellectuals, tells the extraordinary story of how modernity emerged on the shores of the North Sea
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10409836
Cataloging source
IEP
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe
Label
The edge of the world : a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe, Michael Pye
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The invention of money -- The book trade -- Making enemies -- Settling -- Fashion -- Writing the law -- Overseeing nature -- Science and money -- Dealers rule -- Love and capital -- The plague laws -- The city and the world
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781605986999
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
bl2015011123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)905495054
Label
The edge of the world : a cultural history of the North Sea and the transformation of Europe, Michael Pye
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The invention of money -- The book trade -- Making enemies -- Settling -- Fashion -- Writing the law -- Overseeing nature -- Science and money -- Dealers rule -- Love and capital -- The plague laws -- The city and the world
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781605986999
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
bl2015011123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)905495054

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