Archimedes and the Door of ScienceBook - 1995
Jeanne Bendick, through text and pictures, admirably succeeds in bringing to life the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. Against the backdrop of Archimedes's life and culture, the author discusses the man's work, his discoveries and the knowledge later based upon it. The simple, often humorous, illustrations and diagrams greatly enhance the text. Ages 10 and up.
Publisher: Bathgate, N.D. Bethleham Books ; San Francisco : Ignatius Press, c1995
Edition: Rev. ed
Characteristics: 142 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm