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The Story of Mathematics: in 24 Equations Paperback – 1 November 2018

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  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1911130706
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1911130703

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'“A tale of genius, drama and beauty is brought to life in a compelling narrative, which at the same time explains why the chosen equations have something timeless to say about the universe.”' - E&T (Institute of Engineering & Technology’s website) Mathematics Books You Can Count on For Christmas

About the Author

Dana Mackenzie earned his doctorate from Princeton, taught mathematics for six years at Duke University and then seven years at Kenyon College in Ohio. His first book - The Big Splat, or How Our Moon Came to Be was named as an Editor’s Choice for 2003 by Booklist, the American Library Association magazine. In 2007 Dana collaborated with two geologists on the textbook Visualizing Geology (Wiley), and he has also written What’s Happening in the Mathematical Sciences. He has also written for American Scientist, Discover, Smithsonian, Science, and New Scientist, amongst others; and has served as writer in residence at the Mathematical Sciences Research In stitute in Berkeley, California.

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