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Flatland

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Texte du rabat Unabridged, illustrated value reproduction of Flatland by Edwin Abbott, in this affordably printed volume, is a boo... Lire la suite
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Unabridged, illustrated value reproduction of Flatland by Edwin Abbott, in this affordably printed volume, is a book that belongs on everyone's shelf.
Published originally in 1884, Abbott's novella was a social commentary told through mathematical a framework. With Einstein's 1915 publication of the Theory of Relativity, Flatland became popular as a prophet of four dimensions.
This Value Classic Reprint provides a slim volume with full text and illustrations of this timeless classic at an affordable price.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I THIS WORLD 4

§ 1.-OF THE NATURE OF FLATLAND. 4

§ 2.-OF THE CLIMATE AND HOUSES IN FLATLAND. 5

§ 3.-CONCERNING THE INHABITANTS OF FLATLAND. 6

§ 4.-CONCERNING THE WOMEN. 8

§ 5.-OF OUR METHODS OF RECOGNIZING ONE ANOTHER. 10

§ 6.-OF RECOGNITION BY SIGHT. 12

§ 7.-OF IRREGULAR FIGURES. 14

§ 8.-OF THE ANCIENT PRACTICE OF PAINTING. 16

§ 9.-OF THE UNIVERSAL COLOR BILL. 17

§ 10.-OF THE SUPPRESSION OF THE CHROMATIC SEDITION. 19

§ 11.-CONCERNING OUR PRIESTS. 21

§ 12.-OF THE DOCTRINE OF OUR PRIESTS. 22

PART II OTHER WORLDS 25

§ 13.-HOW I HAD A VISION OF LINELAND. 25

§ 14.-HOW I VAINLY TRIED TO EXPLAIN THE NATURE OF FLATLAND. 27

§ 15.-CONCERNING A STRANGER FROM SPACELAND. 29

§ 16.-HOW THE STRANGER VAINLY ENDEAVORED TO REVEAL TO ME IN WORDS THE MYSTERIES OF SPACELAND. 31

§ 17.-HOW THE SPHERE, HAVING IN VAIN TRIED WORDS, RESORTED TO DEEDS. 34

§ 18.-HOW I CAME TO SPACELAND, AND WHAT I SAW THERE. 35

§ 19.-HOW, THOUGH THE SPHERE SHOWED ME OTHER MYSTERIES OF SPACELAND, I STILL DESIRED MORE; AND WHAT CAME OF IT. 38

§ 20.-HOW THE SPHERE ENCOURAGED ME IN A VISION. 41

§ 21.-HOW I TRIED TO TEACH THE THEORY OF THREE DIMENSIONS TO MY GRANDSON, AND WITH WHAT SUCCESS. 42

§ 22.-HOW I THEN TRIED TO DIFFUSE

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Flatland
Sous-titre: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781640320826
ISBN: 1640320822
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Chump Change
nombre de pages: 46
Poids: 246g
Taille: H240mm x B161mm x T7mm
Année: 2017