JAPANESE TEMPLE GEOMETRY

THEMES: Japan, Edo Period, Mathematics, Tokugawa Shogunate

BOOKS, ARTICLES

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES

 

Hidetoshi Fukagawa and Kazunori Horibe, “Sangaku--Japanese Mathematics and Art in the 18th,19th and 20th Centuries,” Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2014): 111-118.

 

Hidetoshi Fukagawa and Tony Rothman, Sacred Mathematics: Japanese Temple Geometry (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008).

 

Dennis Normile, “’Amateur’ Proofs Blend Religion and Scholarship in Ancient Japan,” Science, New Series, 307/5716 (March 18, 2005): 1715-1716.

 

Tony Rothman and Hidetoshi Fukagawa “Japanese Temple Geometry,” Scientific American (May 1998): 85-91.

 

Jill Vincent & Claire Vincent, “Japanese Temple Geometry,” Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 18/1 (2004): 8-20.

 

"An Emanji Temple Tablet" by Heath Yates

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Japanese Mathematics

 

J. Marshall Unger

http://forumgeom.fau.edu/FG2010volume10/FG201002.pdf

 

Mangho Ahuja, Wataru Uegaki, and Kayo Matsushita

http://www.math-cs.ucmo.edu/~mjms/2006.2/mangho999.pdf

 

A Review of the History of Japanese Mathematics by Tsukane Ogawa

http://archive.numdam.org/ARCHIVE/RHM/RHM_2001__7_1/RHM_2001__7_1_135_0/RHM_2001__7_1_135_0.pdf

 

Geomancy, sacred geometry, and the idea of a garden: Tenryu-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01445170.1989.10410724?journalCode=tgah19#.VFw-pPnF9S0

 

Traditional Japanese Mathematics Problems of the 18th and 19th Centuries

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02987007?LI=true

 

The Art of Sangaku

https://researchers.anu.edu.au/publications/41242

 

Digital Sangaku

http://archive.bridgesmathart.org/2012/bridges2012-561.pdf

 

Japanese Mathematics in the Edo Period

http://www.ndl.go.jp/math/e/s1/1.html

 

A History of Japanese Mathematics

http://books.google.com/books?id=uRkPAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA47&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=4#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

An Emanji Temple Tablet by Heath Yates

http://historyofmathematics.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2004-Yates.pdf

 

Mathematics Association of America

http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/mathematical-treasure-japanese-temple-mathematics

 

 

Geometry

 

The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/

 

The Story of Mathematics

http://www.storyofmathematics.com/

 

A Time-line for the History of Mathematics

http://www.math.wichita.edu/~richardson/timeline.html

 

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/geometry

 

Math is Fun: Geometry

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/

 

 

Samurai

 

The Taming of the Samurai

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03612759.1995.9949212?journalCode=vhis20#.VGFbD_nF9S0

 

Japan Guide: Samurai

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2127.html

 

The Samurai Archives

http://www.samurai-archives.com/

 

GRAPHICS and TIMELINES

 

TIMELINES

 

Edo Japan

 

Samurai Timeline

 

Tokugawa Shogunate

 

 

VIDEO

N.J. WILDBERGER

Famous Math Problems 14: Japanese Temple Problems I

TODD EDWARDS

Sacred Japanese Temple Sketch Tutorial (Part 1)

TODD EDWARDS

Sacred Japanese Temple Sketch Tutorial (Part 2)