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The Resource Lewis Carroll in numberland : his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits, Robin Wilson

Lewis Carroll in numberland : his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits, Robin Wilson

Label
Lewis Carroll in numberland : his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits
Title
Lewis Carroll in numberland
Title remainder
his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits
Statement of responsibility
Robin Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Wilson demonstrates, Carroll--who published serious, if occasionally eccentric, works in the fields of geometry, logic, and algebra--made significant contributions to subjects as varied as voting patterns and the design of tennis tournaments, in the process creating imaginative recreational puzzles based on mathematical ideas. --from publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Robin J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.C353
LC item number
W55 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematik
Label
Lewis Carroll in numberland : his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits, Robin Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-230) and index
Contents
Introduction : From gryphons to gravity -- Fit the first : The children of the north -- Fit the second : Uppe to mine eyes yn worke -- Fit the third : Successes and failures -- Fit the fourth : ... in the second book of Euclid -- Fit the fifth : Send me the next book ... -- Fit the sixth : Meat-safes, majorities and memory -- Fit the seventh : Puzzles, problems and paradoxes -- Fit the eighth : That's logic -- Conclusion : Math and aftermath
Control code
227016411
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
xi, 237 p.
Isbn
9780393060270
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008037342
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)227016411
Label
Lewis Carroll in numberland : his fantastical mathematical logical life : an agony in eight fits, Robin Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-230) and index
Contents
Introduction : From gryphons to gravity -- Fit the first : The children of the north -- Fit the second : Uppe to mine eyes yn worke -- Fit the third : Successes and failures -- Fit the fourth : ... in the second book of Euclid -- Fit the fifth : Send me the next book ... -- Fit the sixth : Meat-safes, majorities and memory -- Fit the seventh : Puzzles, problems and paradoxes -- Fit the eighth : That's logic -- Conclusion : Math and aftermath
Control code
227016411
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
xi, 237 p.
Isbn
9780393060270
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008037342
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)227016411

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