DATE DE PUBLICATION 24/06/2002
AUTEUR Simon Winchester,,
ISBN 9780141009605
DES PAGES: 338

The Map That Changed the World, le livre audio de Simon Winchester à télécharger. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l'offre d'essai. Winchester tells the fascinating story of an Oxfordshire blacksmith's orphaned son who discovered an unmistakable pattern in the rocks. From this, William Smith. The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology de Winchester, Simon sur smbcaloo.com - ISBN - ISBN .


 · The map represented a remarkable number of historical firsts. In addition to giving America its name, it was also the first map to portray the New World as a separate continent - even though Columbus, Vespucci, and other early explorers would all insist until their dying day that they had reached the far-eastern limits of Asia.  · The rendering of America and Africa in Martin Waldseemuller's world map (Wikimedia Commons) In June , Brian McClendon, an executive at .  · The Map That Changed the World is, at its foundation, a very human tale of endurance and achievement, of one man's dedication in the face of ruin and homelessness. The world's coal and oil industry, its gold mining, its highway systems, and its railroad routes were all derived entirely from the creation of Smith's first map.; and with a keen..