TITLE

Hogben, Lancelot

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Hogben, Lancelot (1895-1975) was a British physiologist. He is perhaps best known as the author of Mathematics for the Million, a book he wrote to explain the history and principles of mathematics in a way that would be understandable and entertaining to ordinary people.
ACCESSION #
37309376

 

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