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Harriot, Thomas 1560-1621

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Works: 235 works in 667 publications in 5 languages and 9,160 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Manuscripts  Biography  Pictorial works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Maps 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: F229, 975.57901
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Thomas Hariot's Virginia by Thomas Harriot( Book )

180 editions published between 1588 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first account of the first English colony in America was written by one of the colonists
The greate invention of algebra : Thomas Harriot's treatise on equations by Jacqueline A Stedall( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Greate Invention of Algebra casts new light on the work of Thomas Harriot (c.1560-1621), an innovative thinker and practitioner in several branches of the mathematical sciences, including navigation, astronomy, optics, geometry, and algebra. Although on his death Harriot left behind over four thousand manuscript sheets, much of his work remains unpublished."
Narrative of the first English plantation of Virginia by Thomas Harriot( Book )

30 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Harriot : an Elizabethan man of science( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report of the new found land in Virginia by Thomas Harriot( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Ralegh and his colony in America by Increase N Tarbox( Book )

13 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artis analyticae praxis ad æquationes algebraïcas nouâ, expeditâ, & generali methodo, resoluendas by Thomas Harriot( Book )

27 editions published in 1631 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Harriot's Artis analyticae praxis : an English translation with commentary by Thomas Harriot( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present work is the first ever English translation of the original text of Thomas Harriot's Artis Analyticae Praxis, first published in 1631 in Latin. Thomas Harriot's Praxis is an essential work in the history of algebra. Even though Harriot's contemporary, Viete, was among the first to use literal symbols to stand for known and unknown quantities, it was Harriot who took the crucial step of creating an entirely symbolic algebra. This allowed reasoning to be reduced to a quasi-mechanical manipulation of symbols. Although Harriot's algebra was still limited in scope (he insisted, for example, on strict homogeneity, so only terms of the same powers could be added or equated to one another), it is recognizably modern." "While Harriot's book was highly influential in the development of analysis in England before Newton, it has recently become clear that the posthumously published Praxis contains only an incomplete account of Harriet's achievement: his editor substantially rearranged the work before publishing it, and omitted sections that were apparently beyond comprehension, such as negative and complex roots of equations." "The commentary included with this translation relates the contents of the Praxis to the corresponding pages in his manuscript papers, which enables much of Harriet's most novel and advanced mathematics to be explored. This publication will become an important contribution to the history of mathematics, and it will provide the basis for a reassessment of the development of algebra."--Jacket
Voyages en Virginie et en Floride by Thomas Harriot( Book )

11 editions published in 1927 in French and Multiple languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admiranda Narratio Fida Tamen, De Commodis Et Incolarvm Ritibvs Virginiae : Nvper Admodvm Ab Anglis, Qvi A Dn. Richardo Greinvile Eqvestris Ordine ... Anglico Scripta Sermone by Thomas Harriot( Book )

12 editions published between 1590 and 1608 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vocabulary of Roanoke : from the writings of Thomas Hariot, John White, and Ralph Lane, and including the Pamlico vocabulary of John Lawson( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung : von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia by Thomas Harriot( Book )

16 editions published between 1590 and 2013 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of some mistakes relating to Dr. Bradley's astronomical observations and Harriot's mss. by A Robertson( Book )

1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wunderbarliche doch warhafftige Erklärung von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... by Thomas Harriot( Book )

4 editions published between 1600 and 1970 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americae by Theodor de Bry( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika 1590 : Europas erste Bilder von der Neuen Welt ; der Virginia-Bericht Thomas Harriots mit 25 Kupferstichen Theodor de Brys nach den Bildern John Whites by Thomas Harriot( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Thomas Hariot's Virginia
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Hariot, Thomas

Hariot, Thomas 1560-1621

Hariottius, Thomas 1560-1621

Hariottus, Thomas 1560-1621

Hariotus, Thomas 1560-1621

Harriot Thomas 1560-1621

Harriott, Thomas

Harriottius, Thomas 1560-1621

Harriottus, Thomas 1560-1621

Heriot, Thomas.

Heriot Thomas 1560-1621

Thomas Harriot astronomo, traduttore e matematico inglese

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Thomas Harriot englischer Mathematiker, Naturphilosoph und Astronom

Томас Герріот

Томас Гэрыят

Хэрриот, Томас

توماس هاريوت

টমাস হ্যারিয়ট

தாமசு ஃஆரியட்

トーマス・ハリオット

托马斯·哈里奥特

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The greate invention of algebra : Thomas Harriot's treatise on equationsThomas Harriot : an Elizabethan man of scienceSir Walter Ralegh and his colony in AmericaThomas Harriot's Artis analyticae praxis : an English translation with commentaryA vocabulary of Roanoke : from the writings of Thomas Hariot, John White, and Ralph Lane, and including the Pamlico vocabulary of John LawsonThe time is out of joint : skepticism in Shakespeare's EnglandThe English Galileo : Thomas Harriot's work on motion as an example of preclassical mechanics