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Space through the ages : the evolution of geometrical ideas from Pythagoras to Hilbert and Einstein / Cornelius Lanczos.


London ; New York : Academic Press, 1970.
ISBN 0124358500, , 9780124358508

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Subjects Geometrie.
Geometry -- History.
Geometry.
Geschichte.
Meetkunde.
Description x, 320 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Early beginnings -- 2. Greek geometry -- 3. The evolution of metrical geometry -- 4. Tensor algebra -- 5. Tensor analysis -- 6. The geometry of Gauss and Riemann -- 7. Einstein's theory of gravitation -- 8. Abstract spaces -- 9. Projective geometry.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)95814
(OCoLC)ocm00095814
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WorldCat Identities Lanczos, Cornelius, 1893-1974.
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