New publication: Li Shanlan. Les catégories analogues d’accumulations discrètes

Cover page of Li Shanlan

A new book by Prof. Andrea Bréard has been published in the book series Bibliothèque Chinoise (Paris: Les Belles Lettres). On 704 pages, you will find a Chinese edition and a French translation of Li Shanlan’s Duoji bilei 垛積比類 (Analogical Categories of Discrete Accumulations) from 1867, with a historical introduction, an extensive mathematical commentary, a glossary, and many biographical entries for the members of the late Qing mathematical community in China. For more details and a preview, see the publisher’s website.