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Sir William Rowan Hamilton

by Thomas L. Hankins

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

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865.,
    • Mathematicians -- Ireland -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas L. Hankins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA29.H2 H36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 474 p. :
      Number of Pages474
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4096430M
      ISBN 100801822033
      LC Control Number80010627

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