References for Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky

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  1. B A Rosenfeld, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902647.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9048666/Nikolay-Ivanovich-Lobachevsky

Books:

  1. R Bonola, Non-Euclidean Geometry (1955).
  2. F Engel, N I Lobatschewskij: Zwei geometrische Abhandlungen (1898-99) (2 volumes).
  3. B V Fedorenko, New documents for the biography of N I Lobachevskii (Russian) (Leningrad, 1988).
  4. D A Gudkov, N I Lobachevskii, Biography puzzles (Nizhnii Novgorod, 1992).
  5. V F Kagan, Lobachevsky (Moscow- Leningrad, 1948).
  6. A G Karimullin and B L Laptev, What N I Lobachevskii read : A list of the books and journals lent to N I Lobachevskii by Kazan University Library (Russian), (Kazan, 1979).
  7. G Kasdorf, Lobachevskii, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).
  8. T I Kovaleva and N F Filatov, N I Lobachevskii and the Nizhegorod region at the turn of the 18th-19th centuries (Russian) (Nizhnii Novgorod, 1992).
  9. A V Vasilev, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii : 1792-1856 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1992).

Articles:

  1. 12.2.1981-125 : Todestag von Nikolai Iwanowitsch Lobatschewski, Mitt. Math. Ges. DDR No. 1 (1985), 19-31.
  2. V A Bazhanov, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii (Russian), Priroda (7) (1993), 1,2,3.
  3. V A Bazhanov, The imaginary geometry of N I Lobachevskii and the imaginary logic of N A Vasiliev, Modern Logic 4 (2) (1994), 148-156.
  4. G Bizám, 'Aus dem Nichts habe ich eine neue, andere Welt erschaffen.' Was ist die Bolyai-Lobatschewskische Geometrie?, in Grosse Augenblicke aus der Geschichte der Mathematik (Mannheim, 1990), 103-138.
  5. N A Chernikov, Introduction of Lobachevskii geometry into the theory of gravitation, Soviet J. Particles and Nuclei 23 (5) (1992), 507-521.
  6. N Daniels, Lobachevsky : some anticipations of later views on the relation between geometry and physics, Isis 66 (231) (1975), 75-85.
  7. A Dou, The 'Geometrische Untersuchungen' of Lobachevskii (Spanish), Mathematical contributions (Madrid, 1994), 345-355.
  8. A Drago, The organization of theory in L Carnot and Lobachevskii (Italian), Epistemology of mathematics : 1992-1993 Seminars (Rome, 1994), 215-224.
  9. L E Evtushik and A K Rybnikov, The influence of Lobachevskii's ideas on the development of differential geometry, Moscow Univ. Math. Bull. 49 (2) (1994), 1-9.
  10. K Fili, Lobachevskii's 'imaginary' geometry and the Russian avant-garde (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (4) (1992), 43-48.
  11. B V Gnedenko, N I Lobachevskii as an educator and a representative of the Enlightenment, Moscow Univ. Math. Bull. 49 (2) (1994), 10-16.
  12. G B Halsted, Biography. Lobachevsky, Amer. Math. Monthly 2 (1895), 137-137.
  13. A S Householder, Dandelin, Lobachevskii, or Gräffe?, Amer. Math. Monthly 66 (1959), 464-466.
  14. G E Izotov, Legends and reality in Lobachevskii's biography (Russian), Priroda (7) (1993), 4-11.
  15. G E Izotov, On the history of the publishing by N I Lobachevskii of his works on 'imaginary' geometry (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (4) (1992), 36-43.
  16. S B Kadomtsev, E G Poznyak, and A G Popov, Lobachevskii's geometry: the discovery and a path to the present (Russian), Priroda (7) (1993), 19-27.
  17. G Krou, Lobachevskii in the context of his epoch (Russian), Priroda (7) (1993), 11-18.
  18. B L Laptev, Bartels and the shaping of the geometric ideas of Lobachevskii (Russian), in Dedicated to the memory of Lobachevskii 1 (Kazan, 1992), 35-40.
  19. B L Laptev, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii, in Great Soviet Encyclopedia 14 (New York, 1977), 617-618.
  20. N A Litsis, Philosophical problems of mathematics in the works of N I Lobachevskii (Russian), Latvijas PSR Ziniatn. Akad. Viestis 3(404) (1981), 76-83.
  21. O V Manturov, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii (on the bicentenary of his birth) (Russian), Uspekhi Mat. Nauk 48 2(290) (1993), 5-16
  22. O V Manturov, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii (on the bicentenary of his birth), Russian Math. Surveys 48 (2) (1993), 1-13.
  23. Yu I Matveev, Lobachevskii's estate Slobodka (outlines of a portrait of a scholar) (Russian), Priroda (3) (1987), 27-33.
  24. B Mayorga, Lobachevskii and non-Euclidean geometry (Spanish), Lect. Mat. 15 (1) (1994), 29-43.
  25. J M Montesinos Amilibia, Non-Euclidean geometries : Gauss, Lobachevskii and Bolyai (Spanish), in History of mathematics in the XIXth century (Part 1) (Madrid, 1992), 65-114.
  26. A P Norden and A P Shirokov, The legacy of N I Lobachevskii and the activity of Kazan geometers (Russian), Uspekhi Mat. Nauk 48 2(290) (1993),47-74.
  27. A P Norden and A P Shirokov, The legacy of N I Lobachevskii and the activity of Kazan geometers, Russian Math. Surveys 48 (2) (1993), 47-74.
  28. V Ya Perminov, The philosophical and methodological thought of N I Lobachevsky, Philos. Math. (3) 5 (1) (1997), 3-20.
  29. G M Polotovskii, Who was the father of Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii? : On D A Gudkov's book 'N I Lobachevskii. Riddles of the biography' (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (4) (1992), 30-36.
  30. G Dzh Tarzimanova, N I Lobachevskii and A Ya Kupfer (Russian), in Dedicated to the memory of Lobachevskii 1 (Kazan, 1992), 87-96.
  31. R Taton, Lobatchevski et la diffusion des géometries non-euclidiennes, in The Spanish scientist before the history of science (Madrid, 1980), 39-46.
  32. V V Vishnevskii, On the bicentenary of N I Lobachevskii : Lessons and results (Russian), Tr. Geom. Semin. No. 23 (1997), 23-32.
  33. E B Vinberg, Nikolaj Lobachevskii : On the occasion of his 200th anniversary, European Mathematical Society Newsletter 6 (1992), 8-9.
  34. A Vucinich, Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii: The Man Behind the First Non-Euclidean Geometry, Isis 53 (1962), 465-481.

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