Symmetry Comes of Age: The Role of Pattern in Culture

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This is the companion volume to the authors' groundbreaking Symmetries of Culture , the classic reference for symmetry analysis of pattern for anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, mathematicians, and designers. Central to symmetry analysis is the use of symmetry in the more precise sense of its geometrical isometries in contrast to its everyday meaning of balance. For this volume, Donald Crowe and Dorothy Washburn invited colleagues from several disciplines to apply the method of symmetry analysis to actual ...

Symmetry Comes of Age: The Role of Pattern in Culture 2004, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295983660

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