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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 Schand#246;ner (d. 1543). Schand#246;ner'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 Schand#246;ner (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 Schand#246;
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color illustrations
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9 in

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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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