References for James Stirling

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  1. P J Wallis, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/James_Stirling.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9069731/James-Stirling

Books:

  1. I Tweddle, James Stirling: this about series and such things (Edinburgh, 1988).
  2. J Ramsay, Scotland and Scotsmen in the Eighteenth Century (Edinburgh, 1888).
  3. C Tweedie, James Stirling : a Sketch of his Life and Works along with his Scientific Correspondence (Oxford, 1922).

Articles:

  1. W B Hendry, James Stirling 'The Venetian', Scotland's Magazine (Oct, 1965), 33-35.
  2. T A Krasotkina, The correspondence of L Euler and J Stirling (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 10 (1957), 117-158.
  3. James Stirling, Dictionary of National Biography LIV (London, 1898), 379-380.
  4. I Tweedle, James Stirling's early work on acceleration of convergence, Archive for History of Exact Science 45 (1992), 105-125.

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