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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 169.00
This book collects the papers of the conference held in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 August 2012, on 'Space, Geometry and the Imagination from Antiquity to the Modern Age'. The conference was a joint effort by the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin) and the Centro die Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi (Pisa). more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 59.52
This book introduces fundamentals of geometry in the approximate order of their discovery, from the ancient Greeks through Euclid, to Descartes, Euler and Gauss, to spatial geometry, matrices and projective geometry. Includes many examples, figures and images. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
Geometry, Revised Edition describes geometry in antiquity. Beginning with a brief description of some of the geometry that preceded the geometry of the Greeks, it takes up the story of geometry during the European Renaissance as well as the significant mathematical progress in other areas of the world. It also discusses the analytic geometry of Ren... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 149.00 US$ 129.13
Guides readers through the development of geometry and basic proof writing using a historical approach to the topic In an effort to fully appreciate the logic and structure of geometric proofs, Revolutions of Geometry places proofs into the context of geometry's history, helping readers to understand that proof writing is crucial to the job of... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 28.31
Schon lange bevor die Schrift entwickelt wurde, hat der Mensch geometrische Strukturen wahrgenommen und systematisch verwendet. So entstehen beim Weben und Flechten einfache zweidimensionale Muster und ohne dreidimensionale Körper wie Quader, Würfel oder Pyramide ist keine Bautätigkeit denkbar. Das vorliegende Buch gibt einen faszinierenden Überblick... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
Covering the many aspects of geometry, this volume of the History of Mathematics series presents a compelling look at mathematical theories alongside historical occurrences. The engaging and informative text, complemented by photographs and illustrations, introduces students to the fascinating story of how geometry has developed. Biographical information... more...