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Published: 19 September 2013

416 Pages | 200 b/w line drawings, 80 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199681976

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Oxford Figures

Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Second Edition

Edited by John Fauvel, Raymond Flood, and Robin Wilson

  • Fully updated new edition celebrating the opening of the new Oxford Mathematical Institute in 2013
  • Lavishly illustrated
  • Draws together threads from mathematics, science, society, culture, and politics
  • Readable and accessible to the non-specialist

New to this Edition:

  • Foreword from Marcus du Sautoy
  • New chapter by Robin Wilson on the mathematics of Lewis Caroll (aka Oxford Professor Charles Dodgson)
  • Recent developments from Peter M. Neumann, bring this second edition up to the opening of the Oxford Mathematical Institute in 2013
  • All chapters updated

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