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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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History of actuarial tables

Christopher Lewin and Margaret De Valois.

in The History of Mathematical Tables

October 2003; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Mathematics. 9008 words.

Actuaries make financial sense of the future by combining techniques of risk and finance. The actuarial profession was formed in 1848 but long before then mathematicians were producing...

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