Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2021

288 Pages | 131 black and white images; 143 line drawings

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198846383

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The Wonder Book of Geometry

A Mathematical Story

David Acheson

  • Transports us into the world of geometry, a fundamental and ancient branch of mathematics
  • Provides a lively and engaging account of its history from the Ancient Greeks to the present day, with many illustrations of original mathematical documents and sources
  • Emphasises the elegant deduction involved, the importance of proof in geometry, and the field's practical applications
  • Presents geometry as the quickest route to the spirit of mathematics at its best