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Measuring the world

Author: Daniel Kehlmann; Carol Brown Janeway
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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At the end of the eighteenth century, two young Germans set out to measure the world, as Alexander von Humboldt journeys to unexplored regions of the planet, and Carl Friedrich Gauss uses his mathematical skills to solve some of the greatest puzzles of his age.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kehlmann, Daniel, 1975-
Measuring the world.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2006
(OCoLC)607878973
Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Carl Friedrich Gauss; Carl Friedrich Gauss; Alexander von Humboldt
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kehlmann; Carol Brown Janeway
ISBN: 0375424466 9780375424465
OCLC Number: 64453483
Description: 259 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Vermessung der Welt.
Responsibility: Daniel Kehlmann ; translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway.
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At the end of the eighteenth century, two young Germans set out to measure the world, as Alexander von Humboldt journeys to unexplored regions of the planet, and Carl Friedrich Gauss uses his mathematical skills to solve some of the greatest puzzles of his age.

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