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Geometry : Euclid and beyond

Author: Robin Hartshorne
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2000.
Series: Undergraduate texts in mathematics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book offers a unique opportunity to understand the essence of one of the great thinkers of western civilization. A guided reading of Euclid's Elements leads to a critical discussion and rigorous modern treatment of Euclid's geometry and its more recent descendants, with complete proofs. Topics include the introduction of coordinates, the theory of area, geometrical constructions and finite field extensions,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Hartshorne
ISBN: 0387986502 9780387986500
OCLC Number: 42290188
Description: xi, 526 pages, [2] pages of color plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Euclid's geometry --
Hilbert's axioms --
Geometry over fields --
Segment arithmetic --
Area --
Construction problems and field extensions --
Non-Euclidean geometry --
Polyhedra.
Series Title: Undergraduate texts in mathematics.
Responsibility: Robin Hartshorne.
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