The Infrastructure of Mathematics: The Case of William Playfair

May 15, 2006

Book Review
Philip J. Davis

The Commercial and Political Atlas and Statistical Breviary. A Facsimile of the Third Edition (1801). By William Playfair, edited and with an introduction by Howard Wainer and Ian Spence, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005, 248 pages, $39.99.


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