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Anna Forbes, wife of the distinguished naturalist, Henry O. Forbes, was one of those resourceful Victorian women who traveled to remote locales, lived a life of privation for months on end--observing everyone and everything around them--then published unassuming accounts of their experiences,

which 100 years later still make interesting, entertaining reading. Unbeaten Tracks takes the reader from Batavia (then the capital of the Dutch East Indies) to Celebes, the Moluccas, the Nutmeg Islands, and finally Timur, where the book ends dramatically with the author, alone and stricken by

fever, awaiting her husband's return from the dark interior.

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A first-year geometry teacher at King's College, London, UK guides the reader through the basic concepts and techniques of geometry, from Euclid through to algebraic geometry, in the most personable and friendly, yet stimulating, manner possible. With the stated purpose of exciting students to reason and calculate, the author borrows ideas and techniques from analysis and algebra, which he feels should ideally be studied alongside this material. Suitable for students who took little or no geometry at school, the text includes numerous exercises with answers provided.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. History and philosophy

2. Drawings and constructions

3. Plane geometry

4. Triangles, and triangle formulae

5. Isometries of R²

6. Isometries of R¹1

7. Circles, and other conics

8. Beyond isometry

9. Infinity

10. Complex geometry

Bibliography

List of notation

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198508250
Author:
Silvester, John R.
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Author:
null, John R.
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Geometry
Subject:
Geometry - Algebraic
Subject:
History -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Mathematics | Pure Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics-Algebraic Geometry
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
269
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
146 line illus
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
8.8 x 5.8 x 0.7 in 1 lb

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