A collection of twenty-five new essays by Shakespeare scholars dealing especially with Shakespeare and his predecessors, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Shakespeare in performance (including film) and Shakespeare in relation to later literature from the eighteenth century to the present.
Includes narrative biographies of people who significantly, and sometimes decisively, impacted contemporary American life in a range of areas, including national politics, foreign policy, social and political activism, popular and literary culture, sports, and business.
Sheds light on the work of Thomas Harriot (c1560-1621), an innovative thinker and practitioner in several branches of the mathematical sciences, including navigation, astronomy, optics, geometry, and algebra. This book focuses on one hundred and forty of Harriot's manuscript pages, those concerned with the structure and solution of equations.
This volume explores the life and achievements of Richard P. McCormick, a campus leader at Rutgers University for nearly four decades, and an influential political historian and public history pioneer.
Collects essays about one of the Enlightenment's important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler, his life, his work, his activities in the St Petersburg Academy, the influence of the Russian Princess Dashkova, and Euler's philosophy. This title describes his influence on the growth of European mathematics and physics in the 19th century.