The World of Gerard Mercator

The World of Gerard Mercator

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The story of discovery and mapmaking is one of pushing back shadows," writes Andrew Taylor, and "none in the last two thousand years achieved as much as Gerard Mercator in extending the boundaries of what could be comprehended." His life encompassed most of the turbulent, extraordinary sixteenth century, a time when revolutions would engulf religion, science, and civilization. Almost extinguished by the Inquisition, Mercator's genius lay in making maps, and his achievement… (more)

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Publisher: Gale (May 26, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 9.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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