Giuseppe Mussardo - Gaspare Polizzi
Heaven and Earth
Travelling with Dante Alighieri and Marco Polo
700 years after Dante's death, here is a book that intertwines the voice of the great poet with that of an exceptional contemporary, Marco Polo. Two giant figures of the world literature of all times whose fame relies on the charm and seduction of their stories.
Format: 14 x 21 cm
Giuseppe Mussardo is full professor of Theoretical Physics at SISSA. He is interested in history of science and worked to increase its public awareness. Author of several articles on history of science and documentary movies, he has been awarded the 2013 Prize of Società Italiana di Fisica for Science Dissemination. His previous book The ABC’s of Science (L’alfabeto della scienza) has been translated by Springer.
Gaspare Polizzi is professor of Social Pedagogy at the University of Pisa and has written many books. He studies the relation between art and science, and the history of scientific and philosophical thinking.