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Mercator

The Man Who Mapped the Planet

Mercator( )
Author: Crane, Nicholas
ISBN:978-1-4668-8013-9
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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An enthralling biography of the man who created the first real map of the world and changed civilization

Born at the dawn of the age of discovery, Gerhard Mercator lived in an era of formidable intellectual and scientific advances. At the center of these developments were the cartographers who painstakingly pieced together the evidence to create ever more accurate pictures of the planet. Mercator was the greatest of all of them-a poor farm boy who attended one of...
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Crane, Nicholas (Author)
Nicholas Crane is a geographer and adventurer. He lives in London.




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