The book is based largely on the author's researches presented at conferences in the period 1992 onwards. It is a historically based exposition and an extension of the hyperbolic version of special relativity first proposed by Varicak (1910 etc) and others not long after the appearance of the early papers of Einstein and Minkowski. The book's approach puts emphasis on the concept of hyperbolic velocity (scaled rapidity) and in this respect differs markedly from the gyro theory of Ungar. New… CONTINUE READING