From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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I loved this book because I enjoy Horology and it's impact on the world in which we live today. This book covers this history but also the politics surrounding innovation. Read morePublished 10 days ago by IT Pro Dad
Gave this to my dad for fathers day and he was excited to read it.Published 14 days ago by Good Picks
Wonderful book. Amazing story. Read it, watch it, and then visit it. A must for horologists, maritime enthusiasts, and historians.Published 26 days ago by bandld
I was surprised that a subject I don't fully understand was explained in such an entertaining manner.Published 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
Loved the personal story, with the scientific history sprinkled throughout. Simple problems today, perplexing at that time. Am now interested in visiting Greenwich.Published 29 days ago by Kindle Customer
We don't tend to know how many things we take for granted took so much effort to realise. Exact location now seems so easy in the GPS world but it took several hundred years... Read morePublished 1 month ago by zinnia
I had heard a lot about this book and expectations were high.
It is an easy read. It is short. It was however short on detail and left me with unanswered questions about the... Read more