TITLE: A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox: Johannes Sch??ner & the Revolution of Modern Science 1475-1550
SPEAKER: John Hessler
EVENT DATE: 04/24/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 56 minutes
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John Hessler discusses Renaissance cartographer Johannes Schöner.
Speaker Biography: John W. Hessler is senior cartographic reference specialist in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He is the author of "The Naming of America: Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 World Map and the Cosmographiae Introductio" (2008), "Thoreau on Cape Cod: His Journeys and the Lost Maps" (2011), and "Seeing the World Anew: The Radical Vision of Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 and 1516 World Maps" (2012).
SERIES: Books & Beyond