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Barrow-Green, June 1953-

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Works: 18 works in 75 publications in 3 languages and 4,506 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Exhibition catalogs  Essays  Directories 
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Most widely held works by June Barrow-Green
The Princeton companion to mathematics by Timothy Gowers( Book )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more
Poincaré and the three body problem by June Barrow-Green( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poincare's famous memoir on the three body problem arose from his entry in the competition celebrating the 60th birthday of King Oscar of Sweden and Norway. His essay won the prize and was set up in print as a paper in Acta Mathematica when it was found to contain a deep and critical error. In correcting this error Poincare discovered mathematical chaos, as is now clear from June Barrow-Green's pioneering study of a copy of the original memoir annotated by Poincare himself, recently discovered in the Institut Mittag-Leffler in Stockholm. Poincare and the Three Body Problem opens with a discussion of the development of the three body problem itself and Poincare's related earlier work. The book also contains intriguing insights into the contemporary European mathematical community revealed by the workings of the competition. After an account of the discovery of the error and a detailed comparative study of both the original memoir and its rewritten version, the book concludes with an account of the final memoir's reception, influence and impact, and an examination of Poincare's subsequent highly influential work in celestial mechanics
Mathematics : how it shaped our world by David Rooney( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics is not just the product of lone geniuses dreaming up ideas remote from everyday life: real social, political and cultural problems drive developments in the subject, and the work of mathematical practitioners surrounds us everywhere we look. This lavishly illustrated book accompanies the Science Museum's landmark new Mathematics: The Winton Gallery. It includes an absorbing series of essays by world-leading experts in the history and modern practice of mathematics, alongside vivid accounts of mathematical work underpinning some of our most fundamental human concerns, from life and death to war and peace, money, trade, beauty and our attempts to control nature's most elemental forces. 'Mathematics' uses the world-class collections of the Science Museum to offer a vivid vision of the people behind 400 years of mathematical practice, driven by problems that affect us all
Perspectives( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics textbooks : an annotated bibliography of historical studies by John Fauvel( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purinsuton sūgaku taizen( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poincaré and the discovery of chaos by June Barrow-Green( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first man on the street" - tracing a famous Hilbert quote (1900) back to Gergonne (1825) by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Euler as an educator by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Princeton companion to mathematics( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The dramatic episode of Sundman : 1912-2009 by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A corrective to the spirit of too exclusively pure mathematics" : Robert Smith (1689-1768) and his prizes at Cambridge University by June Barrow-Green( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sublime symmetry : the mathematics behind De Morgan's ceramic designs by Sarah Boykin Hardy( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Geometry at Cambridge, 1863-1940 by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

'A corrective to the spirit of too exclusively pure mathematics' : Robert Smith (1689-1768) and his prizes at Cambridge University by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An American goes to Europe : three letters from Oswald Veblen to George Birkhoff in 1913/1914 by June Barrow-Green( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Links to web sites on the history of mathematics by June Barrow-Green( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadly conceived site contains a list of Web sites containing material relevant to the study of history of mathematics. Some of these sites are specifically devoted to history of mathematics while others are part of larger sites
Princeton Companion to Mathematics( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more
 
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Barrow-Green, June E.

Barrow-Green, June Elizabeth

Green June Barrow-

Green, June Barrow- 1953-

June Barrow-Green britische Mathematikhistorikerin

June Barrow-Green British mathematician and historian of mathematics

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