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The Resource Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world, Keith Devlin

Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world, Keith Devlin

Label
Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world
Title
Finding Fibonacci
Title remainder
the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Keith Devlin
Title variation
Quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
M$I
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Devlin, Keith J
Dewey number
510.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.F5
LC item number
F56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fibonacci, Leonardo
  • Mathematics
  • Fibonacci numbers
  • Mathematicians
  • Arithmetic
  • Mathematics, Medieval
Target audience
adult
Label
Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world, Keith Devlin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sputnik and calculus -- The flood plain -- The manuscript -- First steps -- The statue -- A walk along the Pisan riverbank -- A very boring book? -- Franci -- Publishing Fibonacci: from the cloister to Amazon.com -- Translation -- Reading Fibonacci -- Manuscript hunting, part I (failures) -- Manuscript hunting, part II (success at last) -- The missing link -- This will change the world -- Leonardo and the birth of modern finance -- Reflections in a medieval mirror -- Guide to the chapters of Liber abbaci
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 241 pages
Isbn
9780691174860
Lccn
2016962928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn975288613
  • (OCoLC)975288613
Label
Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world, Keith Devlin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sputnik and calculus -- The flood plain -- The manuscript -- First steps -- The statue -- A walk along the Pisan riverbank -- A very boring book? -- Franci -- Publishing Fibonacci: from the cloister to Amazon.com -- Translation -- Reading Fibonacci -- Manuscript hunting, part I (failures) -- Manuscript hunting, part II (success at last) -- The missing link -- This will change the world -- Leonardo and the birth of modern finance -- Reflections in a medieval mirror -- Guide to the chapters of Liber abbaci
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 241 pages
Isbn
9780691174860
Lccn
2016962928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn975288613
  • (OCoLC)975288613

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