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Flatland

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ISBN-10: 0521759943

ISBN-13: 9780521759946

Edition: 2009

Authors: Edwinn A. Abbott, Thomas F. Banchoff, Edwin A. Abbott

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: American Mathematical Society
Publication date: 12/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Flatland with Notes and Commentary
This World
Of the Nature of Flatland
Of the Climate and Houses in Flatland
Concerning the Inhabitants of Flatland
Concerning the Women
Of our Methods of Recognizing one another
Of Recognition by Sight
Concerning Irregular Figures
Of the Ancient Practice of Painting
Of the Universal Colour Bill
Of the Suppression of the Chromatic Sedation
Concerning our Priests
Of the Doctrine of our Priests
Other Worlds
How I had a Vision of Lineland
How in my Vision I endeavoured to explain the nature of Flatland, but could not
Concerning a Stranger from Spaceland
How the Stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland
How the Sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds
How I came to Spaceland, and what I saw there
How, though the Sphere showed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more; and what came of it
How the Sphere encouraged me in a Vision
How I tried to teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to my Grandson, and with what success
How I then tried to diffuse the Theory of Three Dimensions by other means, and of the result
Epilogue by the Editor
Continued Notes
Critical Reaction to Flatland
The Life and Work of Edwin Abbott Abbott
Recommended Reading
References
Index of Defined Words
Index