Elsevier Historical Books
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|This video tour of the Elsevier Heritage Collection illuminates the scholarly life of the 17th century, revealing little-known facts about the House of Elzevier, from which the modern Dutch publisher takes its name. Rare books mentioned include Galileo Galilei's Discorsi e Dimostrazioni Matematiche, intorno a due nuove scienze (Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences), which the Inquisition banned; and Opera Mathematica, by François Viète, an innovator in the standardization of algebra. Also available in Chinese.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College, Research|
|Resource Types:||Video, Publishers, Publications, Recreations, Editors/Typesetting|
|Math Topics:||Algebra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Sciences|
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