Mathematics in the Metropolis: A survey of Victorian London
- Extra Reading
The Victorian period was a time of massive change for London, not least in the development and availability for university-level mathematics. This talk investigates the changes that took place, highlighting some of the famous mathematicians involved, and comparing their teaching styles and the courses they offered at a wide variety of teaching establishments across the capital between 1837 and 1901.
This lecture was jointly held with the British Society for the History of Mathematics. For the other BHSM lectures, follows these links:
19th Century Mathematical Physics, by Professor Raymond Flood, Dr Julia Collins
and Dr Mark McCartney
The memoirs and legacy of Évariste Galois, by Dr Peter Neumann
Triangular Relationships, by Dr Patricia Fara
Mathematics, Motion and Truth, by Professor Jeremy Gray
Mathematics and the Medici, by Jim Bennett
Planes and Pacifism, by Dr June Barrow-Green
From World Brain to the World Wide Web, by Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly
History from Below, by Dr Stephen Johnston
The Celestial Geometry of John Flamsteed, by Dr Allan Chapman
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