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A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox: Johannes Schoner and the Revolution of Modern Science 1474-1550

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The first full study in the English language to give context to the extraordinary life and seminal work of the Nuremburg mathematician, cartographer and scientist Johannes Schöner (d. 1543). Schöner's collection of maps and notes offers an unprecedented insight into cartographic development during this critical period in the history of science and exploration.

Synopsis:

The first English language book about the extraordinary life and work of mathematician and scientist Johannes Schöner (d. 1543).

About the Author

John W. Hessler is Senior Cartographic Librarian in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.. He is currently a Scholar in Residence at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, where he is researching the Paul Krueger Archive in the Law Library.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781907804168
Author:
Hessler, John W
Publisher:
Giles
Author:
Hessler, John W.
Subject:
Geography-General
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
Johannes Schoner and
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color illustrations
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9 in

Related Subjects

Engineering » Civil Engineering » Cartography
Engineering » Engineering » History
History and Social Science » Geography » General
History and Social Science » Geography » Mapping and Cartography
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General
Travel » Atlases » General

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