The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays by Martin GardnerThe Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays by Martin Gardner

The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word…

byMartin Gardner

Paperback | July 1, 2005

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This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus. Written by Carroll expert and well-known mathematics author Martin Gardner, this tour through Carroll's inventions is both fun and informative.

Title:The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word…Format:PaperbackDimensions:158 pagesPublished:July 1, 2005Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387256415

ISBN - 13:9780387256412

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Table of Contents

Fiction and Verse.- The Diaries.- Letters.- Books and Articles.- Miscellaneous Amusements.- Doublets.- Pamphlets on Games.