Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

October 19, 2017|
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin Abbott
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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 THE THEORY OF THREE DIMENSIONS BY OTHER MEANS, AND OF THE RESULT.        43
 

Title:Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:46 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.11 inShipping dimensions:46 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.11 inPublished:19 octobre 2017Publisher:Innovative Eggz LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1640320830

ISBN - 13:9781640320833

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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