An Introduction to the History of Mathematics

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Saunders College Pub., 1990 - Mathematics - 775 pages
This classic best-seller by a well-known author introduces mathematics history to math and math education majors. Suggested essay topics and problem studies challenge students. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS sections explain the time and culture in which mathematics developed and evolved. Portraits of mathematicians and material on women in mathematics are of special interest.

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Contents

BEFORE THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
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ten by Jamie Eves These have been supplied at the request of those earlier
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Problem Studies
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