MATHEMATICS by AMIR ALEXANDER
An entry from Charles Scribner's Sons' <i>Europe, 1450 to 1789: An Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World</i>

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This digital document is an article from Europe, 1450 to 1789: An Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, brought to you by Gale®, a part of Cengage Learning, a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. The length of the article is 2792 words. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Explores European history from 1450-1789, from the print revolution to the French Revolution. Includes articles written by eminent scholars covering major topics in art, government, and education as well as providing biographical entries on key figures of the period. Also covers topics specific to the era, such as apocalypticism, guilds, food riots, royal mistresses and lovers, the Spanish Inquisition, Utopia and others.
 

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Published January 1, 2004 by Charles Scribner's Sons. 6 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel.

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Los Angeles Review of Books

Despite the subtitle The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative, three of the contributors found it fit to also call their essays “Mathematics and Narrative,” and another three couldn’t resist such iterations as “Vividness in Mathematics and Narrative,” “Non-Euclidean Mathematics and Narrative,” ...

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Arts Fuse

But Oddi’s portrait, compared with pictures of previous mathematical fathers of disegno reveals that, in at least some circles, the traditions uniting mathematics and art under the umbrella of disegno were still powerful.

Feb 09 2012 | Read Full Review of MATHEMATICS: An entry from Ch...

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