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Barrow-Green, June 1953-

Overview
Works: 8 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 3,801 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA11.2, 510
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Most widely held works by June Barrow-Green
The Princeton companion to mathematics by Timothy Gowers( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more
Poincaré and the three body problem by June Barrow-Green( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poincare's famous memoir on the three body problem arose from his entry in the competition celebrating the 60th birthday of King Oscar of Sweden and Norway. His essay won the prize and was set up in print as a paper in Acta Mathematica when it was found to contain a deep and critical error. In correcting this error Poincare discovered mathematical chaos, as is now clear from June Barrow-Green's pioneering study of a copy of the original memoir annotated by Poincare himself, recently discovered in the Institut Mittag-Leffler in Stockholm. Poincare and the Three Body Problem opens with a discussion of the development of the three body problem itself and Poincare's related earlier work. The book also contains intriguing insights into the contemporary European mathematical community revealed by the workings of the competition. After an account of the discovery of the error and a detailed comparative study of both the original memoir and its rewritten version, the book concludes with an account of the final memoir's reception, influence and impact, and an examination of Poincare's subsequent highly influential work in celestial mechanics
Perspectives( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how the use of perspective to draw diagrams in apparently different ways can help mathematicians to prove important results in plane geometry
Poincaré and the discovery of chaos by June Barrow-Green( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics textbooks : an annotated bibliography of historical studies by John Fauvel( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A corrective to the spirit of too exclusively pure mathematics": Robert Smith (1689-1768) and his prizes at Cambridge University by June Barrow-Green( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Euler as an educator by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Links to web sites on the history of mathematics by June Barrow-Green( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadly conceived site contains a list of Web sites containing material relevant to the study of history of mathematics. Some of these sites are specifically devoted to history of mathematics while others are part of larger sites
 
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The Princeton companion to mathematics
Alternative Names
Barrow-Green, June E.

Barrow-Green, June Elizabeth

Green June Barrow-

Green, June Barrow- 1953-

June Barrow-Green britische Mathematikhistorikerin

Languages
English (53)

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