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Robert Recorde : the life and times of a Tudor mathematician / edited by Gareth Roberts and Fenny Smith
Alternate Title Life and times of a Tudor mathematician
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA29.R43 R634 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Record, Robert, 1510?-1558
Subject(s) Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Physical Description xviii, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-218) and index
Contents Lives and works of Robert Recorde / Jack Williams -- Robert Recorde and his remarkable arithmetic / John Denniss and Fenny Smith -- Recorde and The Vrinal of physick: context, uroscopy and the practice of medicine / Margaret Pelling -- The pathway to knowledg and the English Euclidean tradition / Jacqueline Stedall -- The castle of knowledge: astronomy and the sphere / Stephen Johnston -- The Whetstone of Witte: context and sources / Ulrich Reich -- The Welsh context of Robert Recorde / Nia N. W. Powell -- Commonwealth and empire: Robert Recorde in Tudor England / Howell A. Lloyd -- Data, computation and the Tudor knowledge economy / John V. Tucker -- Appendix: From Recorde to relativity: a speculation / Gareth Wyn Evans
Alternate Author Roberts, Gareth Ffowc, 1945-
Smith, Fenny

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