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James Joseph Sylvester

Karen Hunger Parshall

James Joseph Sylvester

Jewish mathematician in a Victorian world

by Karen Hunger Parshall

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementKaren Hunger Parshall.
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LC ClassificationsQA
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 461 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22728950M
ISBN 100801882915


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Gender: Male Religion: Jewis. English mathematician, born in London on the 3rd of September He went to school first at Highgate and then at Liverpool, and in entered St. John's College Born:   "Sylvester, James Joseph," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in 63 vols.

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