A History of mathematics (Book, 2011) [Portland Community College Library]
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A History of mathematics

A History of mathematics

Author: Carl Benjamin Boyer; Uta C Merzbach
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics For more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of choice for those looking  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Benjamin Boyer; Uta C Merzbach
ISBN: 9780470525487 0470525487
OCLC Number: 758707918
Description: 1 v. (XX-668 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Traces --
Ancient Egypt --
Mesopotamia --
Hellenic traditions --
Euclid of Alexandria --
Archimedes of Syracuse --
Apollonius of Perge --
Crosscurrents --
Ancient and medieval China --
Ancient and medieval India --
The Islamic hegemony --
The Latin West --
The European Renaissance --
Early modern problem solvers --
Analysis, synthesis, the infinite, and numbers --
British techniques and Continental methods --
Euler --
Pre- to postrevolutionary France --
Gauss --
Geometry --
Algebra --
Analysis --
Twentieth-century legacies --
Recent trends.
Responsibility: Uta C. Merzbach and Carl B. Boyer.
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...an engaging read for the mathematically minded. (Inside OR, June 2011).

 
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