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Creator:
Jones, Clifford
Title(s):

The sea and the sky : the history of the Royal Mathematical School of Christ's Hospital / Clifford Jones.

Published/Created:
[Untited Kingdom?] : [Clifford Jones?], [2015]
Physical Description:
349 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white, and colour) ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
LF795.H83 J66 2015 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Using mainly the original records dating back400 years, this is a major new groundbreaking history of the Royal Mathematical School ... A book of history tather than mathematics ... it dispels the myth that Samuel Pepys started the schooand provides completely new insights into his character and his work for Christ's Hospital during the last thirty years of the seventeenth century ... Full details are provided of the extensive contributions made by Robert Hooke, John Flamsteed, Sir Christopher Wren and Sir Isaac Newton, among many others"--Christ's Hospital website.
Subject Terms:
Navigation -- Study and teaching -- History.
Navigation -- Study and teaching.
Royal Mathematical School -- History.
Form/Genre:
History.
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