Ten British Mathematicians
by Alexander Macfarlane
Number of pages: 108
Ten lectures on ten British mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century: George Peacock, Augustus De Morgan, Sir William Rowan Hamilton, George Boole, Arthur Cayley, William Kingdon Clifford, Henry John Stephen Smith, James Joseph Sylvester, Thomas Penyngton Kirkman, Isaac Todhunter.
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