Book ID: CBB000031246

Glory and failure: The difference engines of Johannes Müller, Charles Babbage, and Georg and Edvard Scheutz. Translation by Craig G. McKay (1987)


Description Also published: Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1990.

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Authors & Contributors
Bromley, Allan G.
Babbage, Charles
Huskey, Velma R.
Huskey, Harry D.
Merzbach, Uta C.
Dubbey, J. M.
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Historia Mathematica
Technology and Culture
History of Political Economy
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Platinum Metals Review
Smithsonian Institution Press
Oxford University Press
American Mathematical Society
Broadway Books
Cork University Press
Computers and computing
Mathematical analysis
Babbage, Charles
Scheutz, Georg
Herschel, John Frederick William
Lovelace, Ada, Countess of
Peacock, George
Scheutz, Edvard
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
British Isles
Great Britain
Turin (Italy)
University of Chicago
Cambridge University

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