From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Very interesting study of how people would rather keep credit for themselves at great cost to mankind in general.Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Fascinating and interesting story. I never knew that there is a way to determine longitude by the stars.Published 1 day ago by RiPhRo
Dava Sobel's clear and well-written book is a moving narrative of John Harrison's heroic dedication to developing a clock that would allow mariners to navigate with assurance that... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Opera lover
Well written and researched narrative of an important milestone in human history,. I was disappointed that photos of the clocks were not included, hence the 3 star rating.Published 2 days ago by lec647
Although she did repeat what she said in previous chapters it is still a very good book and now I want to go to Greenwich.😃Published 3 days ago by Bob Dorrill
This seems like a topic that would've made a terrific, long-form article, but doesn't quite merit being stretched out to a book. Read morePublished 3 days ago by April L. Hamilton