The Works of Charles Babbage

The Works of Charles Babbage

By (author) Martin Campbell-Kelly , By (author) Charles Babbage

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A set of 11 volumes which contains all the known works of Charles Babbage, who has been described as the "pioneer of the computer". His mathematical, scientific and engineering work is highly significant for its original approach to problem-solving and is reset for today's reader.

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  • Hardback | 2700 pages
  • 31 Mar 1989
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
  • London
  • English
  • 15 plates, diagrams, graphs, line drawings, portrait, bibliography, in
  • 1851960058
  • 9781851960057

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Editorial board Martin Campbell-Kelly is Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Warwick and editor-in-chief of the Charles Babbage Institute series for the history of computing I Bernard Cohen, Emeritus Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University Maxine Berg, Lecturer in Economic History, University of Warwick Allan Bromley, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Sydney and sometime Kensington Science Museum Research Fellow J M Dubbey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malawi

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'a must for any self-respecting library aiming to serve the ineterests of science and technology.' New Scientist 'A must for every university library.' The Guardian 'a fine achievement' Times Literary Supplement

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