Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Paperback)

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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



Product Details
ISBN: 9781640320833
ISBN-10: 1640320830
Publisher: Value Classic Reprints
Publication Date: October 19th, 2017
Pages: 46
Language: English