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[Book review] Reviews. [1] Nicholas Crane, Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet, London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2002. [2] Stephen Inwood: The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke (1635-1703), London: Macmillan, 2002

[Book review] Reviews. [1] Nicholas Crane, Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet, London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2002. [2] Stephen Inwood: The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke (1635-1703), London: Macmillan, 2002

Mann, Tony (2003) [Book review] Reviews. [1] Nicholas Crane, Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet, London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2002. [2] Stephen Inwood: The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke (1635-1703), London: Macmillan, 2002. BSHM Newsletter, 47. pp. 41-42.

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Book reviews of:
[1] Nicholas Crane, Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet, London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2002, £20, ISBN: 0297646656.
[2] Stephen Inwood: The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke (1635-1703), London: Macmillan, 2002, £18.99, ISBN: 0333782860.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Published in BSHM Newsletter 47, Winter 2002-03, pp. 41-2. [2] The BSHM Newsletter was the journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics from 1971-2004. [3] From Summer 2004 to Autumn 2005 the BSHM Newsletter was titled the BSHM Bulletin and published by the British Society for the History of Mathematics. [4] Since 2006 the BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics has been published on behalf of the British Society for the History of Mathematics by Taylor and Francis.
Uncontrolled Keywords: history of mathematics, mathematicians, Nicholas Mercator, Robert Hooke, biography, mapping, book review
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/606

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