Table of Contents for Swerve : How the World Became Modern


Preface i
Chapter One The Book Hunter
14(9)
Chapter Two The Moment of Discovery
23(28)
Chapter Three In Search of Lucretius
51(30)
Chapter Four The Teeth of Time
81(29)
Chapter Five Birth and Rebirth
110(25)
Chapter Six In the Lie Factory
135(20)
Chapter Seven A Pit to Catch Foxes
155(27)
Chapter Eight The Way Things Are
182(21)
Chapter Nine The Return
203(16)
Chapter Ten Swerves
219(23)
Chapter Eleven Afterlives
242(23)
Acknowledgments 265(2)
Notes 267(42)
Selected Bibliography 309(28)
Photograph Credits 337(2)
Index 339