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Author Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926.

Title Flatland / by Edwin A. Abbott ; an edition with notes and commentary by William F. Lindgren, Thomas F. Banchoff.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York ; Washington, District of Columbia : Cambridge University Press : Mathematical Association of America, 2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (306 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series MAA spectrum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and indexes.
Contents Of the nature of flatland -- Of the climate and houses in flatland -- Concerning the inhabitants of flatland -- Concerning the women -- Of our methods in recognizing one another -- Of recognition by sight -- Concerning irregular figures -- Of the ancient practice of painting -- Of the universal colour bill -- Of the suppression of the chromatic sedition -- Concerning our priests -- Of the doctrine of our priests -- How I had a vision of lineland -- How I in my vision i endeavored to explain the nature of Flatland, but could not -- Concerning a stranger from spaceland -- How the stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of spaceland -- How the sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds -- How I came to spaceland and what I saw there -- How, though the sphere showed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more; and what came of it -- How the sphere encouraged me in a vision -- How I tried to teach the theory of three dimensions to my grandson, and with what success -- How I then tried to diffuse the theory of three dimensions by other means, and of the result -- Epilogue by the editor.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Fourth dimension.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lindgren, William F.
Banchoff, Thomas.
Other Form: Print version: Abbott, Edwin Abbott. Flatland. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010 ix, 294 pages ; 24 cm MAA spectrum 9780521769884 (OCoLC)ocn421147574 (DLC)10773469
ISBN 9780521769884 (hardback)
0521769884 (hardback)
9780521759946 (pbk.)
0521759943 (pbk.)
9781139855297 (e-book)

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