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Product Description: The present volume provides a fascinating overview of geometrical ideas and perceptions from the earliest cultures to the mathematical and artistic concepts of the 20th century. It is the English translation of the 3rd edition of the well-received German book “5000 Jahre Geometrie,” in which geometry is presented as a chain of developments in cultural history and their interaction with architecture, the visual arts, philosophy, science and engineering...read more

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9783034808972 | Birkhauser, May 5, 2015, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: The present volume provides a fascinating overview of geometrical ideas and perceptions from the earliest cultures to the mathematical and artistic concepts of the 20th century.

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Product Description: The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616 -1703) is a critically acclaimed resource in the history of early modern science. Volume IV covers the period from 1672 to April 1675 and contains over eighty previously unpublished letters...read more
By Philip Beeley (editor) and Christoph J. Scriba (editor)

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9780198569480 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $325.00 | About this edition: The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616 -1703) is a critically acclaimed resource in the history of early modern science.

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Product Description: Containing many previously unpublished letters, this third volume of a six volume collection of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), documents an important period in the history of the Royal Society and the University of Oxford...read more
By Philip Beeley (editor) and Christoph J. Scriba (editor)

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9780198569473, titled "The Correspondence of John Wallis (October 1668-1671): October 1668- December 1673" | Oxford Univ Pr, July 5, 2012, cover price $360.00 | About this edition: Containing many previously unpublished letters, this third volume of a six volume collection of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), documents an important period in the history of the Royal Society and the University of Oxford.

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Product Description: This is the second volume of a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703). Wallis was Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford from 1649 until his death, and was a founding member of the Royal Society and a central figure in the scientific and intellectual history of England...read more
By Philip Beeley (editor) and Christoph J. Scriba (editor)

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9780198566014 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 17, 2005, cover price $365.00 | About this edition: This is the second volume of a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703).

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Product Description: This is the first volume of a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703). Wallis was savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford from 1649 until his death, and was a founding member of the Royal Society and a central figure in the scientific and intellectual history of England...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198510666 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 6, 2003, cover price $365.00 | About this edition: This is the first volume of a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703).

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Product Description: As an historiographic monograph, this book offers a detailed survey of the professional evolution and significance of an entire discipline devoted to the history of science. It provides both an intellectual and a social history of the development of the subject from the first such effort written by the ancient Greek author Eudemus in the Fourth Century BC, to the founding of the international journal, Historia Mathematica, by Kenneth O...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783764361679 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2002, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: As an historiographic monograph, this book offers a detailed survey of the professional evolution and significance of an entire discipline devoted to the history of science.

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Product Description: The contributors and their methods are diverse. Their papers deal with subjects such as anamorphic art, the geometry of Durer, musical works of Mozart and Beethoven, the history of negative numbers, the development of mathematical notation, and efforts to bring mathematics to bear on problems in commerce and engineering...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joseph W. Dauben (editor), Menso Folkerts (editor), Eberhard Knobloch (editor), Christoph J. Scriba (editor) and Hans Wussing (editor)

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9780122040559 | Academic Pr, March 20, 1996, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: The contributors and their methods are diverse.

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