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Book, Mathematics in the Making

Book, Mathematics in the Making

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Lancelot Hogben (1895-1975) was a British zoologist and statistician who took up the popularization of mathematics relatively late in his career. This lavishly illustrated popular history of mathematics discusses topics in the history of the discipline from antiquity to the early twentieth century.
This copy of the book is from the personal library of William F. Eberth (1905-1976), who spent fifteen years of his career with the Atomic Energy Commission working in South Africa. A tag inside the front cover reads: vanguardbooksellers(pty)ltd (/) 25 Joubert Street JOHANNESBURG.
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Object Name
date made
Hogben, Lancelot Thomas
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3.1 cm x 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 1 7/32 in x 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
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accession number
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Credit Line
Gift of W. F. Eberth
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National Museum of American History
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