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Introduction

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This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book addresses the questions from a variety of perspectives, deploying evidence ranging from micro-historical studies of specific artefacts to wider-ranging surveys of milieus, corpora, and libraries. It examines the reading of learned and classic mathematical texts, including those of Euclid and Tycho. The book considers the reading of mathematical diagrams in a broader perspecti...

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10.4324/9781003102557

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Editor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Editor
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0000-0002-3383-7574
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Series:
Material Readings in Early Modern Culture
Host title:
Reading Mathematics in the Early Modern World
Publication date:
2020-10-21
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9781003102557
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English
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Chapter
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1160155
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2021-02-06

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