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Book Information:

Editors: John Fauvel, Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson
Title: Oxford figures: 800 years of the mathematical sciences
Additional book information: edited by John Fauvel, Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 296 pp., ISBN 0-19-852309-2, $60.00

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

  • 1. T.H. Aston, ed., The History of the University of Oxford, 8 vols., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1984-2000.
  • 2. W.W. Rouse Ball, A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge, Cambridge U. Press, 1889.
  • 3. R.T. Gunther, Early Science in Oxford, vols. 1-2, Oxford, 1922-1923.
  • 4. J. Morrell, Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.
  • 5. E.G.R. Taylor, The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England, Cambridge U. Press, 1954. MR 16:659e

Review Information:

Reviewer: Adrian Rice
Affiliation: Randolph-Macon College
Email: arice4@rmc.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 39 (2002), 425-429
Published electronically: April 12, 2002
Review copyright: © Copyright 2002 American Mathematical Society