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From servant to queen : a journey through Victorian mathematics / John Heard.

Author/Creator:
Heard, John (John Michael) author.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
267 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Hardy, G. H. (Godfrey Harold), 1877-1947.
Hardy, G. H. (Godfrey Harold), 1877-1947.
Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Mathematics -- History -- 19th century.
Mathematics -- History -- 20th century.
Aesthetics.
Mathematics in nature.
Aesthetics.
Mathematicians.
Mathematics.
Mathematics in nature.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Contents:
Setting the scene
The legacy of Newton
The London Mathematical Society
The pure mathematician as hero
Mathematicians in an aethereal world
Apologias for pure mathematicians
Embracing beauty
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107124134
1107124131
OCLC:
1057242344
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