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  1. says:

    Wow this book is amazingly detailed and incredibly thorough but it is also a bit overwhelming and hard to read If anything it contains too much information making it for me anyway too hard to pull together into cohesive knowledgeIt is not necessarily written in an overly academic way passages of it in isolation are uite

  2. says:

    This book is an immensely detailed biography It's probably too detailed to be of much interest to a general reader In fact I'm not entirely sure

  3. says:

    Engrossing yet there is so much depth of content in this volume that I felt I needed fairly freuent breaks in order to assimilate the sheer weight of knowledge which Nicholas Crane packs into this book It is uite unlike anything els

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    The book is mainly focused on the details of Mercator's life like his complete inability to answer letters on time meet deadlines or set realistic goals which was interesting but I would have preferred explanation of the thing that made him im

  5. says:

    A fascinating and incredibly detailed biography of the man who gave us the Mercator projection – the method still used to reprodu

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    I picked this up from a remainders table for a few bucks not sure whether it would really be that interesting And it is initially a bit slow going It took me 40pgs or so to really get into it But it ended up being a gripping story The book if of course a biography of Mercator and the story of how he came to create the first ever atlas and to devise his famous projection In the process we get a fascinating look at 16th century academia and

  7. says:

    While I'm not a great reader of history and I think this book could do with some judicious editing I found it a fascinating account

  8. says:

    Very classic biography with a chronological overview of the live of Mercator Very interesting because of the way he showed Mercator got to his famous projection method and also because Mercator clearly was religiously inspired

  9. says:

    What a good book More than simply a biography of Mercator but also a history of the Low Countries its Renaissance and cartography In a way it has to be as Mercator was rather a passive figure and a uiet family man; and his letters from the first half of his life appear to have been destroyed to protect the innocent when he was imp

  10. says:

    A thoroughly interesting read Crane's Biography of Mercator is meticulously researched and choke full of details from every aspect of Mercato

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Phie Duisburg R Lffler and G Tromnau eds Gerhard Mercator Europa und die Welt Duisburg A S Osley Mercator London M Watelet ed Grard Mercator cosmographe le temps et l'espace Antwerp P Van der Krogt Globi Neerlandici The Production of Globes Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Paperback – Bargain Price Jun by Nicholas Crane Author out of stars customer reviews See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price New from Mercator The Man who Mapped the Planet Lee ahora en digital con la aplicacin gratuita Kindle Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Crane Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Crane Nicholas nl Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren onze se. I picked this up from a remainders table for a few bucks not sure whether it would really be that interesting And it is initially a bit slow going It took me 40pgs or so to really get into it But it ended up being a gripping story The book if of course a biography of Mercator and the story of how he came to create the first ever atlas and to devise his famous projection In the process we get a fascinating look at 16th century academia and at the burgeoning book publishing industry In a world of Google Earth and GPS in cars and cell phones it s well worth taking the time to appreciate just what a colossal and extraordinary effort went in to creating the first modern maps Planet of the Bugs und die Welt Duisburg A S Osley Mercator London M Watelet ed Grard Mercator cosmographe le temps et l'espace Antwerp P Van der Krogt Globi Neerlandici The Production of Globes Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Paperback – Bargain Price Jun by Nicholas Crane Author out of stars customer reviews See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price New from Mercator The Man who Mapped the Planet Lee ahora en digital con la aplicacin gratuita Kindle Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Crane Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet Crane Nicholas nl Selecteer Fishes of the Open Ocean uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uw winkelervaring te verbeteren onze se. I picked this Grass, Sky, Song up from a remainders table for a few bucks not sure whether it would really be that interesting And it is initially a bit slow going It took me 40pgs or so to really get into it But it ended Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos up being a gripping story The book if of course a biography of Mercator and the story of how he came to create the first ever atlas and to devise his famous projection In the process we get a fascinating look at 16th century academia and at the burgeoning book publishing industry In a world of Google Earth and GPS in cars and cell phones it s well worth taking the time to appreciate just what a colossal and extraordinary effort went in to creating the first modern maps

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Com Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Mercator is a vivid biography of the man who created the first modern map of the world Born into the age of discovery Gerard Mercator lived through an extraordinary era of intellectual and scientific expansion At the centre of this exploratory vortex were the cartographers who were painstakingly piecing together the evidence that would create a complete picture of the planet Mercator Observer review Mercator by Nicholas Crane | Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet First Buy Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet First edition by Crane Nicholas Hardcover by ISBN from 's Book Store Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders Gerard Mercator Biography N Crane Mercator The Man who mapped the Planet London K E Kramer Mercator eine Biogra. Engrossing yet there is so much depth of content in this volume that I felt I needed fairly freuent breaks in order to assimilate the sheer weight of knowledge which Nicholas Crane packs into this book It is uite unlike anything else of his I have read This book is beautifully constructed it is a a tale which needed to be told and he has told it very well indeed Mr Crane clearly enjoyed researching his material and that joy is infectious However I touchingly felt that I could almost begin to imagine how wonderful it must have felt to him to finish writing it and to be reunited with his ever understanding wife and three childrenMore please family permitting Engendering Song uite Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide unlike anything else of his I have read This book is beautifully constructed it is a a tale which needed to be told and he has told it very well indeed Mr Crane clearly enjoyed researching his material and that joy is infectious However I touchingly felt that I could almost begin to imagine how wonderful it must have felt to him to finish writing it and to be reunited with his ever The White Nights of Ramadan understanding wife and three childrenMore please family permitting