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  • Ruler and Compass by Andrew Sutton
    Ruler and Compass (English, Paperback) Andrew Sutton

    In this unique little book, Andrew Sutton guides you through the once treasured principles of ruler and compass constructions, used for centuries by architects, carpenters, stonemasons and master craftsmen. Designed to last until the lights go out, this is a timeless book.

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  • The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
    The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets (Paperback) Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Richard L. Hudson

    Includes material on the market crisis. This book presents models where the complex gyrations of the FTSE 100 and exchange rates can be reduced to straightforward formulae that yield a much more accurate description of the risks involved.

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  • Platonic and Archimedean Solids by Daud Sutton
    Platonic and Archimedean Solids (English, Paperback) Daud Sutton

    With hand-drawn woodcut-style images, this primer on three-dimensional space takes the reader on a journey into the world of the regular solids, with reference to Plato, Kepler and other famous figures from history who were obsessed with these forms. With detailed appendices, this is a book for specialists and amateurs alike.

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  • Islamic Design by Daud Sutton
    Islamic Design (English, Paperback) Daud Sutton

    Across the Islamic world, illuminating Korans from Morocco to Malaysia, are hidden some of the most exquisite geometrical devices ever conceived by man. In this excellent little book, geometer Daud Sutton unravels the mystery of Islamic patterns, explaining where they come from, how to draw them, and hinting at the Divine messages they encode.

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  • Manifolds, Tensors, and Forms by Paul Renteln
    Manifolds, Tensors, and Forms (English, Hardback) Paul Renteln

    Comprehensive treatment of the essentials of modern differential geometry and topology for graduate students in mathematics and the physical sciences.

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  • Galois Theory Through Exercises by Juliusz Brzezinski
    Galois Theory Through Exercises (English, Paperback) Juliusz Brzezinski

    This textbook offers a unique introduction to classical Galois theory through many concrete examples and exercises of varying difficulty (including computer-assisted exercises).

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  • Putnam and Beyond by Razvan Gelca
    Putnam and Beyond (English, Paperback) Razvan Gelca, Titu Andreescu

    Putnam Mathematical Competition for undergraduates as an inspiring symbol to build an appropriate math background for graduate studies in pure or applied mathematics, the reader is eased into transitioning from problem-solving at the high school level to the university and beyond, that is, to mathematical research.

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  • Visual Complex Analysis by Tristan Needham
    Visual Complex Analysis (English, Paperback) Tristan Needham

    Adopting a different approach to complex analysis, this book aims to replace the standard calculational arguments with geometric arguments. Containing many diagrams, it is useful for undergraduates in mathematics and science, and also for professional mathematicians.

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  • Measurement by Paul Lockhart
    Measurement (English, Paperback) Paul Lockhart

    Lockhart s "Mathematician s Lament" outlined how we introduce math to students in the wrong way. "Measurement" explains how math should be done. With plain English and pictures, he makes complex ideas about shape and motion intuitive and graspable, and offers a solution to math phobia by introducing us to math as an artful way of thinking and living.

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  • Understanding Topology by Shaun V. Ault
    Understanding Topology (English, Hardback) Shaun V. Ault

    Topology?the branch of mathematics that studies the properties of spaces that remain unaffected by stretching and other distortions?can present significant challenges for undergraduate students of mathematics and the sciences. Understanding Topology aims to change that....

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  • Heavenly Mathematics by Glen Van Brummelen
    Heavenly Mathematics (English, Paperback) Glen Van Brummelen

    Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of spherical trigonometry, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam, and the modern West used this forgotten art to chart the heavens and the Earth. Once at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia, the discipline was also a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries and taught widely until the...

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  • Byrne. Six Books of Euclid by Werner Oechslin
    Byrne. Six Books of Euclid (Multiple languages, Hardback) Werner Oechslin

    An altogether unusual beauty, Oliver Byrne's edition of Euclid's Elements combines bold primary color with mathematical precision in one dazzling display of color, form, and geometry. A masterwork of art and science, each page anticipates not only the vigor of De Stijl and Bauhaus but also the information graphics that define much of today's...

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  • Geometry Through History by Meighan I. Dillon
    Geometry Through History (English, Hardback) Meighan I. Dillon

    Presented as an engaging discourse, this textbook invites readers to delve into the historical origins and uses of geometry. The narrative traces the influence of Euclid's system of geometry, as developed in his classic text The Elements, through the Arabic period, the modern era in the West, and up to twentieth century mathematics. Axioms and proof methods used by mathematicians from those...

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  • Algebraic Geometry by Robin Hartshorne
    Algebraic Geometry (English, Hardback) Robin Hartshorne

    This book can thus be used as textbook for an introductory course in algebraic geometry following a basic graduate course in algebra. Robin Hartshorne studied algebraic geometry with Oscar Zariski and David Mumford at Harvard, and with J.-P.

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  • Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them by Benjamin Bold
    Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them (English, Paperback) Benjamin Bold

    Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.

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  • Geometry and Topology by Miles Reid
    Geometry and Topology (English, Paperback) Miles Reid, Balazs Szendroi

    An introduction to the ideas of geometry and includes generous helpings of simple explanations and examples.

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  • Mastering Essential Math Skills by Richard Fisher
    Mastering Essential Math Skills (English, Paperback) Richard Fisher

    America's Math Teacher, Richard W. Fisher, introduces Mastering Essential Math Skills GEOMETRY. This book will provide students with all the essential geometry skills. Vocabulary, points, lines, planes, perimeter, area, volume, and the Pythagorean theorem are just some of the topics that are learned and mastered. There is plenty of practical, real-life problem solving that shows students the...

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  • Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction by Hugh Neill
    Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction (English, Paperback) Hugh Neill

    A bestselling introductory course that covers all areas of trigonometry, including: the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, dimensions and angles, radians, ratios, compound angles and circles related to triangles.

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  • Differential Geometry by Loring W. Tu
    Differential Geometry (English, Hardback) Loring W. Tu

    Over the past one hundred years, differential geometry has proven indispensable to an understanding of the physical world, in Einstein's general theory of relativity, in the theory of gravitation, in gauge theory, and now in string theory.

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  • The Geometry of Art and Life by Matila Ghyka
    The Geometry of Art and Life (English, Paperback) Matila Ghyka

    This classic study probes the geometric interrelationships between art and life in dissertations by Plato, Pythagoras, and Archimedes and examples of modern architecture and art. 80 plates and 64 figures.

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