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Walker & Company, April 2001
ISBN: 978-0-8027-1382-7, ISBN10: 0-8027-1382-3,
5 1/2 x 6 5/8 inches, 64 pages,
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Mathematics & Statistics
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Geometry is one of a group of special sciences—Number, Music, and Cosmology are the others—found identically in nearly every culture on earth. In this small volume, Miranda Lundy presents a unique introduction to this most ancient and timeless of universal sciences.
demonstrates what happens to space in two dimensions—a subject last flowering in the art, science, and architecture of the Renaissance and seen in the designs of Stonehenge, mosque decorations, and church windows. This book features hand-drawn images throughout showing the relationship between shapes, the patterns of coin circles, and the definition of the golden section.
"The fascinating, informative Wooden Books series blends ancient wisdom and modern knowledge. The books . . . will stimulate more thinking and subsequent 'Eureka' moments than a dozen novels laced with narrative innovation and postmodern stylings."—
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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is a designer and artist. She lives and works in Cornwall, England.
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