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  • Hardcover
  • 348
  • Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet
  • Nicholas Crane
  • English
  • 19 December 2017
  • 9780297646655

10 thoughts on “Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet

  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

  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 if this book is all that readable outside of an academic setting It appears to be painstakingly researched and provides a narrative of Gerardus Kremer's entire lifeIt didn't really get into the details of cartography that much Apparently Mercator's use of italics was almost as influential

  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 else of his I have read This book is beautifully constructed it is a a tale which needed to be

  4. says:

    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 important enough to write a book about

  5. says:

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

  6. says:

    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 aca

  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 of the history and politics of drawing maps The 1500s in Europe was a turbulent time of great change Columbus had found the new world and come back Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Catholic Church and Protestantism was on the rise and the movable type printing press was getting on for a ce

  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 fro

  10. says:

    A thoroughly interesting read Crane's Biography of Mercator is meticulously researched and choke full of details from every aspect of Mercator's life Unfortunately the depth of detail may make this book difficult for the general reader Perhaps this book is better suited for those in academia or those with an immense interest in the history of

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Com Mercator The Man Who PDF #201 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 Mercator The PDF or 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 The Man Who PDF #8608 London K E Kramer Mer. 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

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accessed Aug Man Who PDF É Nicholas Crane born May is an English geographer explorer writer and broadcaster was born in Hastings East Sussex but grew up in Norfolk He attended Wymondham College from until then Cambridgeshire College of Arts Technology CCAT a forerunner to Anglia Ruskin University where he studied Geography In his youth he went camping and hiking with Mercator The PDF or his father and explored Norfolk by bicycle which gave him his enthusiasm for exploration In he located the pole of inaccessibility for the Eurasia landmass travelling with his cousin Richard; their journey being the subject of the book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” He married Annabel Huxley in They live in Chalk Farm in north west London and have The Man Who PDF ↠ three childrenIn he embarked on an month solo journey walking The Man Who Mapped the PDF/EPUB or kilometres from Cape Finisterre to Istanbul He recounted that expedition in his book “Clear Waters Rising A Mountain Walk Across Europe” which won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award in He made a television self documentary of the journey in “High Trails to Istanbul” Together with Richard Crane he The Man Who Mapped the PDF/EPUB or was awarded the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for his journeys in Tibet China Afghanistan and AfricaHis book “Two Degrees West” described his walk across Great Britain in which he followed the eponymous meridian as closely as possible More recently he published a biography of Gerard Mercator the great Flemish cartographer In November he debated the future of the English countryside with Richard Girling Sue Clifford Richard Mabey and Bill Bryson as part of CPRE's annual Volunteers Conference Since he has written and presented four notable television series for BBC Two Coast Great British Journeys Map Man and Town.