From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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History I've never been taught, a story which is truly worthy of being remembered. A quick and wonderful read. Enjoy!Published 5 days ago by bk
This is a well done chronology of an amazing time in the history of exploration and scientific advancement. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Richard B.
Excellent in every way. Highly recommended treatment of an important and relevant historical topic.Published 14 days ago by Michael W. Ford
I enjoyed this as a mechanical watch enthusiast. I assumed this would be more about seafaring and the nautical themes of Longitude, but it was based around the creation of the... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Watchguy
I bought this book years ago, and was fascinated by the whole subject! Measuring longitude (a necessary part of navigation) depended on accurate measurement of the time of day. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Fredrick Upchurch
A story that relates even to today where scientists, laymen and others disagree and instead of unbiased research the will of one man dominates over another. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lotus Factus
Anyone interested in world history will find this book to be interesting and informative. Well written narrative of how measuring of longitude was finally accomplished.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Gives a very good insight into the development of the chronometer, in a very readable and engrossing manner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sanjay Mittal
Interesting how stablizing "time" allowed travel to be more exact!Published 1 month ago by Mary R. Tanner