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The New Atlantis
     

The New Atlantis

by Francis Bacon
 

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The New Atlantis is a utopian novel written by Francis Bacon in 1626. Bacon depicts in his novel a mythical land, Bensalem, to which he sailed, that was located somewhere off the western coast of the continent of America. He recounts the description by one of its wise men, of its system of experimentation, and of its method of recognition for inventions and inventors.

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The New Atlantis is a utopian novel written by Francis Bacon in 1626. Bacon depicts in his novel a mythical land, Bensalem, to which he sailed, that was located somewhere off the western coast of the continent of America. He recounts the description by one of its wise men, of its system of experimentation, and of its method of recognition for inventions and inventors. In Bensalem, marriage and family are the basis of society and family ties are celebrated in state-sponsored holidays...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603863360
Publisher:
Watchmaker Publishing
Publication date:
05/22/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
68
Sales rank:
681,730
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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