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Visit this site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWMSpoYwuGA

Author:Elsevier BV
Description: 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
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Publishers, Publications, Recreations, Editors/Typesetting
Math Topics: Algebra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Sciences

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