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Title:
World of mathematics
Author:
Narins, Brigham, 1962-
Publication Information:
Detroit : Gale Group, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
2 volumes (xii, 771 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. A-L -- v. 2. M-Z, general index.
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ISBN:
9780787636524

9780787650643

9780787650650
Format :
Book

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World of Mathematics is a 2-vol. guide to topics in mathematics. It includes theories, definitions, discoveries, concepts in the history of mathematical science. The volumes also include biographical entries on the most influential mathematicians from antiquity to the present. Its broad scope -- more than 1,000 narrative entries -- is organized alphabetically in a convenient encyclopedic format.


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