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Mathematical tradition in the north of England

Mathematical tradition in the north of England

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Published by North East Branch of the Mathematical Association in Conset .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementan exhibition organised by Peter Wallis...[et al.] for the annual coinference of the Mathematical Association in Newcastle upon Tyne 1991.
ContributionsWallis, Peter John, 1918-, Mathematical Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination66p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15353626M
ISBN 100951732307

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