Stamping Through Mathematics

  • Robin J. Wilson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Pages 2-3
  3. Pages 4-5
  4. Pages 6-7
  5. Pages 8-9
  6. Pages 10-11
  7. Pages 12-13
  8. Pages 16-17
  9. Pages 18-19
  10. Pages 20-21
  11. Pages 28-29
  12. Pages 32-33
  13. Pages 34-35
  14. Pages 38-39

About this book

Introduction

The astonishing variety and beauty of mathematical elements in stamp design is brought to life in this collection of more than 350 stamps, each reproduced in enlarged format, in full color. With simple explantory text to accompany each stamp, the book makes the perfect gift for students, teachers, and anyone interested in the fascinating world of stamps, and mathematics.

Keywords

Counting History of Mathematics Nicolaus Copernicus Renaissance algebra education geometry mathematics

Authors and affiliations

  • Robin J. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pure MathematicsThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b97482
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-98949-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-21751-2
  • About this book