History of mathematics

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Dover Publications, 1958 - Mathematics - 618 pages
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Volume 1 of a 2-volume history -- from Egyptian papyri and medieval maps to modern graphs and diagrams. Non-technical chronological survey with thousands of biographical notes, critical evaluations, contemporary opinions on over 1,100 mathematicians.

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Contents

PREHISTORIC MATHEMATICS
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THE HISTORIC PERIOD DOWN TO 1000 B C
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HI THE PERIOD FROM 1000 B C TO 300 B C
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