2 edition of **Makers of mathematics.** found in the catalog.

Makers of mathematics.

A. Hooper

- 239 Want to read
- 30 Currently reading

Published
**1949**
by Faber and Faber in London
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History,
- Mathematicians

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 387-388.

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .H76 1949 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 402 p. |

Number of Pages | 402 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6079564M |

LC Control Number | 50033214 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 3835241 |

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