Anno"s Medieval world by Mitsumasa Anno

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Astronomy, Medieval.,
  • Middle Ages.

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Discusses how medieval people viewed the world before it was widely understood and accepted that the world is round and rotates around the sun.

Edition Notes

Translation of Tendōsetsu no ehon.

Book details

Other titlesMedieval world.
StatementMitsumasa Anno ; adapted from the translation by Ursula Synge.
ContributionsSynge, Ursula, 1930-
LC ClassificationsCB351 .A4713 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination[49] p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4423726M
ISBN 100399611533, 0399207422
LC Control Number79028367

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