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The Resource Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff

Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff

Label
Flatland
Title
Flatland
Statement of responsibility
by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1838-1926
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Abbott, Edwin Abbott
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA699
LC item number
.A33 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lindgren, William F
  • Banchoff, Thomas
  • Mathematical Association of America
Series statement
MAA spectrum
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Fourth dimension
Label
Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"MAA Committee on Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-276) and indexes
Contents
Of the nature of flatland -- Of the climate and houses in flatland -- Concerning the inhabitants of flatland -- Concerning the women -- Of our methods in recognizing one another -- Of recognition by sight -- Concerning irregular figures -- Of the ancient practice of painting -- Of the universal colour bill -- Of the suppression of the chromatic sedition -- Concerning our priests -- Of the doctrine of our priests -- How I had a vision of Lineland -- How I in my vision I endeavored to explain the nature of Flatland, but could not -- Concerning a stranger from Spaceland -- How the stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland -- How the sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds -- How I came to Spaceland and what I saw there -- How, though the sphere showed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more ; and what came of it -- How the sphere encouraged me in a vision -- How I tried to teach the theory of three dimensions to my grandson, and with what success -- How I then tried to diffuse the theory of three dimensions by other means, and of the result -- Epilogue by the editor
Control code
607263806
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780521759946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009025030
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)607263806
Label
Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff
Publication
Note
"MAA Committee on Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-276) and indexes
Contents
Of the nature of flatland -- Of the climate and houses in flatland -- Concerning the inhabitants of flatland -- Concerning the women -- Of our methods in recognizing one another -- Of recognition by sight -- Concerning irregular figures -- Of the ancient practice of painting -- Of the universal colour bill -- Of the suppression of the chromatic sedition -- Concerning our priests -- Of the doctrine of our priests -- How I had a vision of Lineland -- How I in my vision I endeavored to explain the nature of Flatland, but could not -- Concerning a stranger from Spaceland -- How the stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland -- How the sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds -- How I came to Spaceland and what I saw there -- How, though the sphere showed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more ; and what came of it -- How the sphere encouraged me in a vision -- How I tried to teach the theory of three dimensions to my grandson, and with what success -- How I then tried to diffuse the theory of three dimensions by other means, and of the result -- Epilogue by the editor
Control code
607263806
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780521759946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009025030
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)607263806

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