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The Universe in a Handkerchief : Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: New York, NY : Martin Gardner, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Springer e-books
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This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus. Written by Carroll expert and well-known mathematics author Martin Gardner, this tour through Carroll's inventions is both fun and informative.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0387289526 9780387289526
OCLC Number: 228149754
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Fiction and Verse --
The Diaries --
Letters --
Books and Articles --
Miscellaneous Amusements --
Doublets --
Pamphlets on Games.
Responsibility: by Martin Gardner.

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