A History of Mathematics

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Macmillan, 1919 - Mathematics - 514 pages
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How the mathematicians have developed a progressive science through the epochs of human history.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE EGYPTIANS
9
THE GREEKS
15
Greek Arithmetic and Algebra
52
THE ROMANS
63
THE MAYA
69
THE JAPANESE
78
THE ARABS
99
Newton to Euler
190
Euler Lagrange and Laplace
231
THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES
278
Synthetic Geometry
286
Analytic Geometry
309
Algebra
329
Analysis
367
Theory of Functions
411

EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES
113
EUROPE DURING THE SIXTEENTH SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHT
130
Vieta and Descartes 145
163
Descartes to Newton
173
Theory of Numbers
434
Applied Mathematics
447
Alphabetical Index
487
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