Flatland: A Workman Classic Schoolbook by Workman Classic SchoolbooksFlatland: A Workman Classic Schoolbook by Workman Classic Schoolbooks

Flatland: A Workman Classic Schoolbook

byWorkman Classic Schoolbooks, Edwin A Abbot, Square A

Hardcover | May 13, 2016

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This Workman Classic Schoolbooks edition contains:
* Background/Introduction
* Biography
* Footnotes
* Vocabulary and Comprehension/Extension questions after each chapter
* Discussion Questions suitable for students or book clubs
* Extension activities

Flatland was first published in 1884 and is a unique combination of satirical comment on Victorian society and mathematical exploration of geometry and the first through fourth dimensions. Though not as well-known as Jonathan Swift’s satire, Gulliver’s Travels, it has been commented on by Einstein, Isaac Asimov, Carl Sagan, and Stephen Hawking, and has even been mentioned in the television series The Big Bang Theory.

A Square's journey through Pointland, Flatland, and Spaceland will give you a unique perspective on English society in the 1800s that stands on its own merit today.

Title:Flatland: A Workman Classic SchoolbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.56 inPublished:May 13, 2016Publisher:P.D. WorkmanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926500946

ISBN - 13:9781926500942