Cajori, Florian 18591930
Overview
Works:  199 works in 1,021 publications in 6 languages and 12,417 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Bibliography Fiction 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Contributor 
Classifications:  QA21, 531 
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Most widely held works about
Florian Cajori
 Florian Cajori, 18591930 by Raymond Clare Archibald( Book )
 Cajori, Florian( )
 Florian Cajori papers by Florian Cajori( )
 The life and work of Florian Cajori by Edmund Wilson Lewis( )
 Dollar sign origin collection( )
 J. Juan Reid historical slide collection Colorado College, 18741974 by J. Juan Reid( Visual )
 Florian Cajori papers by Florian Cajori( )
 Cajori, Florian by Thomas William Herringshaw( )
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Most widely held works by
Florian Cajori
A history of mathematics by
Florian Cajori(
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181 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How the mathematicians have developed a progressive science through the epochs of human history
181 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How the mathematicians have developed a progressive science through the epochs of human history
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy ; and, Optics by
Isaac Newton(
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26 editions published between 1946 and 1991 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Motion of Bodies, The System of the World; Optics; treatise of Light
26 editions published between 1946 and 1991 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Motion of Bodies, The System of the World; Optics; treatise of Light
A history of mathematical notations by
Florian Cajori(
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119 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic study notes the first appearance of a mathematical symbol and its origin, the competition it encountered, its spread among writers in different countries, its rise to popularity, its eventual decline or ultimate survival. The author's coverage of obsolete notations  and what we can learn from them  is as comprehensive as those which have survived and still enjoy favor. Originally published in 1929 in a twovolume edition, this monumental work is presented here in one volume
119 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic study notes the first appearance of a mathematical symbol and its origin, the competition it encountered, its spread among writers in different countries, its rise to popularity, its eventual decline or ultimate survival. The author's coverage of obsolete notations  and what we can learn from them  is as comprehensive as those which have survived and still enjoy favor. Originally published in 1929 in a twovolume edition, this monumental work is presented here in one volume
A history of physics in its elementary branches (through 1925): including the evolution of physical laboratories by
Florian Cajori(
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87 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
87 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of elementary mathematics : with hints on methods of teaching by
Florian Cajori(
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74 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
74 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the modern theory of equations by
Florian Cajori(
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37 editions published between 1904 and 1991 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
37 editions published between 1904 and 1991 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the conceptions of limits and fluxions in Great Britain : from Newton to Woodhouse by
Florian Cajori(
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27 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Oughtred, a great seventeenthcentury teacher of mathematics by
Florian Cajori(
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19 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics in liberal education; a critical examination of the judgments of prominent men of the ages by
Florian Cajori(
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8 editions published between 1926 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1926 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The early mathematical sciences in North and South America by
Florian Cajori(
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11 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the logarithmic slide rule and allied instruments by
Florian Cajori(
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14 editions published between 1909 and 1969 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1909 and 1969 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the logarithmic slide rule and allied instruments, and On the history of Gunter's scale and the slide rule during
the seventeenth century by
Florian Cajori(
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5 editions published between 1909 and 1994 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1909 and 1994 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the history of Gunter's scale and the slide rule during the seventeenth century by
Florian Cajori(
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9 editions published between 1920 and 1966 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1920 and 1966 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chequered career of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler, first superintendent of the United States Coast survey; a chapter in the
history of science in America by
Florian Cajori(
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7 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A list of Oughtred's mathematical symbols, with historical notes by
Florian Cajori(
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4 editions published between 1920 and 1966 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1920 and 1966 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chequered career of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler by
Florian Cajori(
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4 editions published between 1929 and 1980 in English and German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1929 and 1980 in English and German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the arithmetical methods of approximation to the roots of numerical equations of one unknown quantity by
Florian Cajori(
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8 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elementary algebra first[second] year course by
Florian Cajori(
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in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Newton, Isaac 16421727 Author
 Motte, Andrew 1734 Translator
 Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips) 18511916 Translator
 Crawford, R. T. (Russell Tracy) 1876 Editor
 Oughtred, William 15751660
 Macmillan & Co
 Macmillan Company
 United States Bureau of Education
 Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph) 17701843
 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
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Alternative Names
Cajori, F.
Cajori, F. 18591930
Cajori, Florian
Cajöri, Florian 18591930
Cajori, Florian Florian
Florian Cajori American mathematician
Florian Cajori matematico svizzero
Florian Cajori schweizerischUSamerikanischer Mathematikhistoriker
Florian Cajori Zwitsers wiskundige
Kajori, Furorian.
Kajori, Furorian 18591930
Kèdžori, Florian.
Kedžori, Florian 18591930
Флориан Кэджори историк математики, США
فلوریان کایوری ریاضیدان سوئیسی
カジョリ, フロリアン
カヂヨリ
フロリアン・カジョリ
弗洛里安·卡喬里 American mathematician
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