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Product Description: This collective volume in the history of early-modern science and medicine investigates the transfer of knowledge between Germany and Scotland focusing on the Scottish mathematician and physician Duncan Liddel of Aberdeen. It offers a contextualized study of his life and work in the cultural and institutional frame of the northern European Renaissance, as well as a reconstruction of his scholarly networks and of the scientific debates in the time of post-Copernican astronomy, Melanchthonian humanism and Paracelsian controversies...read more
By Karin Friedrich (editor)

Hardcover:

9789004310650 | Brill Academic Pub, April 7, 2016, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: This collective volume in the history of early-modern science and medicine investigates the transfer of knowledge between Germany and Scotland focusing on the Scottish mathematician and physician Duncan Liddel of Aberdeen.

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Product Description: The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn't until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood and rigorously defined, and even today not all their mysteries have been revealed. In The Irrationals, the first popular and comprehensive book on the subject, Julian Havil tells the story of irrational numbers and the mathematicians who have tackled their challenges, from antiquity to the twenty-first century...read more

Hardcover:

9780691143422 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 2, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn't until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood and rigorously defined, and even today not all their mysteries have been revealed.

Paperback:

9780691163536 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn't until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood and rigorously defined, and even today not all their mysteries have been revealed.

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Product Description: John Napier (1550-1617) is celebrated today as the man who invented logarithms--an enormous intellectual achievement that would soon lead to the development of their mechanical equivalent in the slide rule: the two would serve humanity as the principal means of calculation until the mid-1970s...read more

Hardcover:

9780691155708 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 5, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: John Napier (1550-1617) is celebrated today as the man who invented logarithms--an enormous intellectual achievement that would soon lead to the development of their mechanical equivalent in the slide rule: the two would serve humanity as the principal means of calculation until the mid-1970s.

Paperback:

9780345350152, titled "Magical World of Oz" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, September 1, 1989), cover price $12.35 | also contains Magical World of Oz

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9781901663709 | Natl Museums of Scotland, January 1, 2004, cover price $9.95

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