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The Calculus Gallery: Masterpieces from Newton to Lebesgue

William Dunham - Mathematics - 2005 - 236 pages
More than three centuries after its creation, calculus remains a dazzling intellectual achievement and the gateway into higher mathematics. This book charts its growth and ...
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History of mathematics

Arthur Gittleman - Mathematics - 1975 - 291 pages
Traces the origins and development of arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus from the ancient civilizations to the present
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The Historical Development of the Calculus

C.H.Jr. Edwards - Mathematics - 1994 - 368 pages
The calculus has served for three centuries as the principal quantitative language of Western science. In the course of its genesis and evolution some of the most fundamental ...
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Mathematics and Its History

John Stillwell - Mathematics - 2002 - 542 pages
This is a book in which history is subordinated to mathematics. It can be described as a collection of critical historical essays dealing with a large variety of mathematical ...
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Makers of Mathematics

Stuart Hollingdale - Mathematics - 1989 - 439 pages
Each chapter of this accessible portrait of the evolution of mathematics examines the work of an individual Archimedes, Descartes, Newton, Einstein, others to explore the ...
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