A history of mathematics

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Wiley, 1968 - Mathematics - 717 pages
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Presupposes a knowledge of college level mathematics but is accessible to the average reader through its consistent treatment of mathematical structure with a strict adherence to historical perspective and detail. The material is arranged chronologically beginning with archaic origins and covers Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Arabic and European contributions done to the nineteenth century and present day. There are revised references and bibliographies and revised and expanded chapters on the nineteeth and twentieth centuries.

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

A rather dull book. I know it is old, but I've read older (math) books that were far more interesting. It isn't the material, it is the way it is presented. There is no enthusiasm for the topic at ... Read full review

Contents

Primitive Origins
1
Mesopotamia
26
Ionia and the Pythagoreans
48
Copyright

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