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Reading List

William J. H. Andrewes (ed.), The Quest for Longitude (Harvard University Press, 1996)
Jim Bennett, Navigation: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Richard Dunn and Rebekah Higgitt, Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem (Collins, 2014)
Richard Dunn and Rebekah Higgitt, Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude (Harper Design, 2014)
Richard Dunn and Rebekah Higgitt, Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires 1730-1850 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift, Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800 (Oxford University Press, 2009)
Derek Howse, Greenwich Time and the Discovery of Longitude (Oxford University Press, 1980)
Derek Howse, Nevil Maskelyne: The Seaman’s Astronomer (Cambridge University Press, 1989)
Humphrey Quill, John Harrison: The Man who Found Longitude (John Baker, 1966)

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