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              The Book of Wonders: How Euclid's Elements Built the World
               

              The Book of Wonders: How Euclid's Elements Built the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wardhaugh, Benjamin

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                1 Sep 20

              Euclid's Elements of Geometry was a book that changed the world.

              ISBN 9780008299910
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
                

              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the ...medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.
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              ISBN 9780199599684
              Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality
               

              Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality (Hardback)

              By Orlin, Ben

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              Smart, hilarious, and engaging, MATH WITH BAD DRAWINGS is a delightful re-education in math that empowers readers with a joyful appreciation and powerful understanding of how math works in our daily lives.

              ISBN 9780316509039
              Released NZ 27 Nov 2018
              Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishe
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game
               

              Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game (Paperback, Media tie-in)

              By Hodges, Andrew

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              Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed the Second World War. However, in 1952 his homosexuality rendered him a criminal. In 1954, aged 41, Alan Turing committed suicide and one of Britai...n's greatest scientific minds was lost. This edition tells his story.
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              ISBN 9781784700089
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2014
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors
                

              Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors (EPUB ebook)

              By Parker, Matt

              **The First Ever Maths Book to be a No.1 Bestseller** 'Wonderful ... superb' Daily MailWhat makes a bridge wobble when it's not meant to? Billions of dollars mysteriously vanish into thin air? A building rock when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap's 1990 ...hit I've Got The Power? The answer is maths. Or, to be precise, what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world.As Matt Parker shows us, our modern lives are built on maths: computer programmes, finance, engineering. And most of the time this maths works quietly behind the scenes, until ... it doesn't. Exploring and explaining a litany of glitches, near-misses and mishaps involving the internet, big data, elections, street signs, lotteries, the Roman empire and a hapless Olympic shooting team, Matt Parker shows us the bizarre ways maths trips us up, and what this reveals about its essential place in our world.Mathematics doesn't have good 'people skills', but we would all be better off, he argues, if we saw it as a practical ally. This book shows how, by making maths our friend, we can learn from its pitfalls. It also contains puzzles, challenges, geometric socks, jokes about binary code and three deliberate mistakes. Getting it wrong has never been more fun.
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              ISBN 9780141989136
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              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Released NZ 7 Mar 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics

              Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics (Hardback)

              By Williams, Talithia

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              The Women of Mathematics is a fascinating, illustrated book examines the lives and work of history's most preeminent female mathematicians.

              ISBN 9781631064852
              Released NZ 21 Feb 2018
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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              It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics

              It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Launay, Mickael; Translated by Wilson, Stephen S.

              • RRP: $36.99
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              THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Most people enjoy maths - the problem is they don't know that they do. This revolutionary and accessible exploration of the role of mathematics as an historical aide to human activity will change the general public's relationship to numbers for the be...tter.
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              ISBN 9780008283940
              Released NZ 19 Nov 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical
               

              Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical (Paperback)

              By Ball, Johnny

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              An all-encompassing history of mathematics from beloved TV presenter Johnny Ball.

              ISBN 9781472939975
              Released NZ 3 Jun 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

              Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holt, Nathalia

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              Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry, author of The Secret Rescue

              ISBN 9780316338905
              Released NZ 14 Mar 2017
              Publisher Little, Brown
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition
                

              Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

              Preface by Hodges, Andrew; Foreword by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              The book that inspired the film The imitation game.

              ISBN 9780691164724
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (English)
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