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Beautiful Geometry free pdf If you've ever thought that mathematics and art don't mix, this stunning visual history of geometry will change your mind. As much a work of art as a book about mathematics, Beautiful Geometry presents more than sixty exquisite color plates illustrating a wide range of geometric patterns and theorems, accompanied by brief accounts of the fascinating history and people behind each. With artwork by Swiss artist Eugen Jost and text by acclaimed math historian Eli Maor, this unique celebration of geometry covers numerous subjects, from straightedge-and-compass constructions to intriguing configurations involving infinity. The result is a delightful and informative illustrated tour through the 2,500-year-old history of one of the most important and beautiful branches of mathematics.

About Eli Maor

Eli Maor is the author of "To Infinity and Beyond", "e: The Story of a Number", "Trigonometric Delights", "Venus in Transit", and "The Pythagorean Theorem: A 4,000-Year History" (all Princeton), and has taught the history of mathematics at Loyola University Chicago. Eugen Jost is a Swiss artist whose work is strongly influenced by mathematics.

Details Book

Author : Eli Maor
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Data Published : 01 December 2013
ISBN : 0691150990
EAN : 9780691150994
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 136 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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