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Remarkable Mathematicians: From Euler to Von Neumann Ioan James

Remarkable Mathematicians: From Euler to Von Neumann - Ioan James

Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002, Paperback.
Condition: Near Fine.

Illustrated by way of: Portraits;

From the cover: “Ioan James introduces and profiles sixty mathematicians from an era which saw mathematics freed from its classical origins to develop into its modern form. The characters, all born between 1700 and 1910, come from a wide range of countries, and all made an important contribution to mathematics, through their ideas, their teaching, their influence, and so on. Organised chronologically into ten chapters, each of which contains potted life stories of six mathematicians, the players the author has chosen to portray are sufficiently representative that their stories, when read in sequence, convey in human terms something of the way in which mathematics developed.”


Size: Trade Paperback (9" x 6"). In the Spectrum series. [XIV] 433 pages.
£19.50
Remarkable Mathematicians: From Euler to Von Neumann Ioan James