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The Resource 1634 : the Galileo affair, #6, Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis

1634 : the Galileo affair, #6, Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis

Label
1634 : the Galileo affair, #6
Title
1634
Title remainder
the Galileo affair
Title number
#6
Statement of responsibility
Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Thirty Years War continues to ravage 17th century Europe, but a new force is gathering power and influence: the United States of Europe, forged by an alliance between Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, and the West Virginians from the 20th century led by Mike Stearns who were hurled centuries into the past by a mysterious cosmic accident. The democratic ideals of the USE have aroused the implacable hostility of Cardinal Richelieu, effective ruler of France, who has moved behind the scenes, making common cause with old enemies to stop this new threat to the privileged and powerful. But the USE is also working behind the scenes. A group of West Virginians have secretly traveled to Venice where their advanced medical knowledge may prevent the recurrence of the terrible plague which recently killed a third of the city-state's population. At the same time, the group hopes to establish commercial ties with Turkey's Ottoman Empire, then at the height of its power. And most important, they hope to establish private diplomatic ties with the Vatican, exploiting Pope Urban VIII's misgivings about the actions of Richelieu and the Hapsburgs. Even so, a Venetian artisan involved with the West Virginians may cause all their plans to come to naught. Having read 20th century history books of the period, he has become determined to rescue Galileo from his trial for heresy. The Americans are divided on whether to help him or stop him-and whether he succeeds or fails, the results may be catastrophic for the USE."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
LAL
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Flint, Eric
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Dennis, Andrew
Series statement
Ring of fire series;
Series volume
6
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  • Science fiction, American
  • Alternative histories (Fiction)
  • Americans
  • Astronomers
  • Time travel
  • Italy
  • Galilei, Galileo
Label
1634 : the Galileo affair, #6, Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis
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Publication
Note
  • Donated by Gillian Cummins, Oct 2017
  • "Cover art by Tom Kidd" -- t.p. verso
  • "A Baen Books original"--Title page verso
Control code
ocn972361821
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
549 pages
Isbn
9780743488150
Other physical details
maps
Label
1634 : the Galileo affair, #6, Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis
Publication
Note
  • Donated by Gillian Cummins, Oct 2017
  • "Cover art by Tom Kidd" -- t.p. verso
  • "A Baen Books original"--Title page verso
Control code
ocn972361821
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
549 pages
Isbn
9780743488150
Other physical details
maps

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