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Sherlock Holmes in Babylon and Other Tales of Mathematical History (Spectrum) Hardcover – January, 2004
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Robin Wilson is currently Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the Open University, U.K., and Fellow in Mathematics at Keble College, Oxford University. He has written and edited about 25 books, in topics ranging from graph theory and combinatorics, via philately and the Gilbert & Sullivan operas, to the history of mathematics puns.
Marlow Anderson is a professor of mathematics at The Colorado College, in Colorado Springs; he has been a member of the mathematics department there since 1982. He studied partially ordered algebra at the University of Kansas and received his Ph.D. in 1978. He has written over 20 research papers. In addition, he is co-author of a book on lattice-ordered groups, and also an undergraduate textbook on abstract algebra.