Mathematics in Popular Culture by Jessica K. Sklar
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Mathematics in Popular Culture
By Jessica K. Sklar

Mathematics in Popular Culture

Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media

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Mathematics in Popular Culture by Jessica K. Sklar

Book Description

Mathematics has maintained a surprising presence in popular media for over a century. In recent years, the movies Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind, and Stand and Deliver, the stage plays Breaking the Code and Proof, the novella Flatland and the hugely successful television crime series NUMB3RS all weave mathematics prominently into their storylines.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780786449781
ISBN-10: 0786449780
Classification: Popular culture , The arts: general issues
Format: Paperback (254mm x 178mm x 28mm)
Pages: 345
Imprint: McFarland & Co Inc
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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