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Title Practical mathematics in a commercial metropolis [electronic resource] : mathematical life in late 16th century Antwerp / Ad Meskens ; drawings by Paul Tytgat.
Author Meskens, Ad.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v.31.
Contents Introduction -- The Coignet Family -- Peter Heyns and the Nymphs of the Laurel Tree -- The Arithmetic Teacher and His School -- The Antwerp Arithmetic Books -- Wine Gauging -- Instrument Makers -- The Art of Navigation -- Mapping the World -- Stargazing -- Ballistics and Fortifications -- Conclusion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Mathematics -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- History -- 16th century.
Antwerp (Belgium) -- History -- 16th century.
History of Science.
History of Mathematical Sciences.
History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics.
Added Author Tytgat, Paul. ill.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9789400757219 (electronic bk.)
9400757212 (electronic bk.)
9789400757202
OCLC # EBC1083627
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