Archimedes and the Door of Science

Archimedes and the Door of Science

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Jeanne Bendick, through text and pictures, admirably succeeds in bringing to life the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. Against the backdrop of Archimedes's life and culture, the author discusses the man's work, his discoveries and the knowledge later based upon it. The simple, often humorous, illustrations and diagrams greatly enhance the text. Ages 10 and up.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 141.22 x 210 x 11.43mm | 222.26g
  • Bathgate, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 20ill.
  • 1883937124
  • 9781883937126
  • 28,427

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"As a blind boy, still needing an upper-elementary level book on Archimedes, I was more than happily surprised to see what an absolute gem this book was! Well written, easily understood, yet not too basic....I highly recommended."
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1,937 ratings
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3 25% (477)
2 8% (148)
1 3% (61)
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