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Author Garwood, Christine.

Title Flat earth : the history of an infamous idea / Christine Garwood.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.
Location Call No. Status
 MAIN THIRD FLOOR  525.1 GAR    CHECK SHELVES
 SOUTHWEST  525.1 GAR    CHECK SHELVES
Edition 1st Thomas Dunne Books ed.
Description xii, 436 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-423) and index.
Contents The Columbus blunder -- Surveying the Earth -- A public sensation -- The infamous flat-Earth wager -- Trials and tribulations -- Lady Blount and the new zetetics -- Flat-Earth utopia -- Man on the moon? -- The view from the edge -- The Californian connection -- Epilogue -- Myths and meanings -- Appendix -- Abbreviations.
Subject Geodesy -- History.
Errors, Scientific.
Earth -- Figure.
ISBN 9780312382087 (alk. paper)
0312382081 (alk. paper) : $27.95