Books - Geodesy

Book Lists - TOC Books - Calendars Books - Latitude and Longitude Books - Cartography ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Calendars
E. G. Richards Mapping Time: The Calendar and Its History 1998 - 438 pp 5 Anthony F. Aveni Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures 2002 - University Press of Colorado - rev ed - 368 p none Anthony Aveni Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Culture 1989 - Basic Books - 371 p 3 David Ewing Duncan Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle to Determine a True and Accurate Year 2001 - Harper Perennial - 352 p 4 Duncan Steel Marking Time: The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar 2000 - J. Wiley - 422 p 4 Michael Judge The Dance of Time: The Origins of the Calendar: A Miscellany of History and Myth, Religion and Astronomy, Festivals and Feast Days 2004 - Arcade Pub. - 256 p 2 Bonnie J. Blackburn The Oxford Companion to the Year 1999 - Oxford University Press - 937 p 8 Arno Borst The Ordering of Time: From the Ancient Computus to the Modern Computer 1993 - University of Chicago Press - 168 p 1 Patrick Wyse Jackson The Chronologers' Quest: Episodes in the Search for the Age of the Earth 2006 - Cambridge University Press - 291 p 1 J. D. Macdougall Nature's Clocks: How Scientists Measure the Age of Almost Everything 2008 - University of California Press - 271 p 2 Cherry Lewis The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 253 p biography of Arthur Holmes 1 G. Brent Dalrymple Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies: The Age of Earth and its Cosmic Surroundings 2004 - Stanford University Press - 264 p none G. Brent Dalrymple The Age of the Earth 1991 - Stanford University Press - 492 p none Pascal Richet A Natural History of Time 2007 - University of Chicago Press - 471 p 2 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Latitude and Longitude
Christine Garwood Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea 2007 - Thomas Dunne Books - 436 p 1 Ken Adler The Measurement of All Things 2002 - The Free Press - 422 pp measuring the arc of the meridian, metric system none Edwin Danson Weighing the World: The Quest to Measure the Earth 2006 - Oxford University Press - 289 p 2 Edwin Danson Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America 2000 - Wiley - 1 John Keay The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named 2000 - HarperCollins - 182 p 7 Bill Carter Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation 2002 - Naval Institute Press - 252 p 1 Lucia C. Harrison Sun, Earth, Time, and Man 1960 - Rand McNally - 287 p 1 Clark Blaise Time Lord: Sir Sanford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time 2000 - Pantheon Books - 256 p 4 Derek Howse Greenwich Time and the Discovery of the Longitude 1980 - Oxford University Press - 254 p 1 William J. H. Andrewes (ed.) The Quest for Longitude 1996 - Harvard - none Dava Sobel Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time 1995 - Walker - 184 p 19 Dava Sobel The Illustrated Longitude 1998 - Walker - 216 p 3 Joan Dash The Longitude Prize 2000 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux - 200 p 7 Chet Raymo Walking Zero: Discovering Cosmic Space and Time Along the Prime Meridian 2006 - Walker and Company - 194 p 7 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Cartography
Nicholas Crane Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet 2003 - H. Holt - 348 p 3 Andrew Taylor The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionized Geography 2004 - Walker and Co. - 291 p 1 John Noble Wilford The Mapmakers 2001 - Vintage Books - 2nd ed. - 507 p Originally published: A.A. Knopf, 1981 Rev. ed. published in 2000. 1 G. R. Crone Maps and Their Makers: An Introduction to the History of Cartography 1978 - W. Dawson; Archon Books - 5th ed. - 152 p 1 Lloyd A. Brown The Story of Maps 1979 - Dover Publications - 397 p 1 John R. Short The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography 2003 - Firefly Books - 224 p 4 Ralph E. Ehrenberg Mapping the World: An Illustrated History of Cartography 2006 - National Geographic - 256 p 3 William 'Strata' Smith William Smith (1769-1839) - Wikipedia Geologic Time Scale - Wikipedia Simon Winchester The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology 31 Flat Earth - Wikipedia -------------------------------------