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Simon Winchester

The Map that Changed the World

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Simon Winchester - The Map that Changed the World

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This is an amazing true story. A man who came from nothing, invented a scientific discipline, and then had all his ideas stolen.
And despite his wife going mad amazingly there is a happy ending.
A wonderful book.

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Category(ies): history, science
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN Number: 0140280391