A history of mathematics
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keylawk - LibraryThing
Foreword by Isaac Asimov. "As time goes on, nearly every field of human endeavor is marked by changes which can be considered as correction and/or extension. ....But only among the sciences is there ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sally-AnneLambert - LibraryThing
I think this kind of book is important. I admit I had more questions than anything when reading because it's so hard for me to understand. But I still think it's an important process, questions can be ... Read full review