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Janos Bolyai, non-Euclidean geometry, and the nature of space

Gray, Jeremy J. (2004). Janos Bolyai, non-Euclidean geometry, and the nature of space. Burndy Library Publications (new series), 1. Cambridge, Mass., USA: Burndy Library MIT Press.

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Abstract

A history of non-Euclidean geometry, placing the work of Janos Bolyai in a context that extends from Greek times to the end of the 19th century. With a facsimile reprint and a reprint of Halsted's translation of Bolyai's original paper of 1832.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-262-57174-9, 978-0-262-57174-6
Keywords: History of mathematics; geometry; non-Euclidean geometry; differential geometry
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 2811
Depositing User: Jeremy Gray
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 12:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2811
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