Mathematical Beauty: What is Mathematical Beauty and Can Anyone Experience It?

Mathematical Beauty: What is Mathematical Beauty and Can Anyone Experience It?

How is it possible that a mathematician might talk of beauty in an equation more passionately than an artist talks about a painting? And if mathematics is so beautiful, why haven’t more of us experienced this beauty? Daniel Pearcy delves into the wonderful world of mathematical beauty to understand exactly what it is, and whether anyone can experience it. With examples, research, insights and years of experience, Daniel provides a refreshing perspective on mathematical beauty which would intrigue a wide range of readers from …

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Architects Of Memory: Information and Rhetoric In A Networked Archival Age

Architects Of Memory: Information and Rhetoric In A Networked Archival Age

Probes the development of information management after World War II and its consequences for public memory and human agency. We are now living in the richest age of public memory. From museums and memorials to the vast digital infrastructure of the internet, access to the past is only a click away. Even so, the methods and technologies created by scientists, espionage agencies, and information management coders and programmers have drastically delimited the ways that communities across the globe remember and forget our wealth of …

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The Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Mtis Nation That Canada Never Was, 18401875

The Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Mtis Nation That Canada Never Was, 18401875

None Louis Riel (1844-1885) was an iconic figure in Canadian history best known for his roles in the Red River Resistance of 1869 and the Northwest Resistance of 1885. A political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies, Riel is often portrayed as a rebel. Reconstructing his experiences in the Northwest, Quebec, and the worlds in between, Max Hamon revisits Riel’s life through his own eyes, illuminating how he and the Métis were much more involved in state-making than historians have previously …

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