## A concise history of mathematics |

### What people are saying - Write a review

#### Review: A Concise History of Mathematics

User Review - Will Johnson - GoodreadsI'm disappointed because the book is just a list of people and the texts they've written essentially. What I'm really looking for is context around mathematical discoveries. Read full review

#### Review: A Concise History of Mathematics

User Review - GoodreadsI'm disappointed because the book is just a list of people and the texts they've written essentially. What I'm really looking for is context around mathematical discoveries. Read full review

### Contents

The Beginnings | 1 |

Geometrical Patterns Developed by American Indians | 6 |

The Ancient Orient | 13 |

Copyright | |

17 other sections not shown

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

algebraic algebraic curves analytical ancient antiquity Apollonios appeared Arabic Archimedes arithmetic astronomy axiom Babylonian Babylonian mathematics became Berlin Bernoulli calculus calculus of variations Cantor Cauchy Cayley circle classical complex numbers computational conception conic curves D'Alembert decimal Descartes developed differential equations Diophantos discovery Ecole Egyptian Egyptian mathematics Euclid Euclidean Eudoxos Euler existence Fermat fluxions Fourier fractions functions Galois Gauss Greek mathematics Hindu Hindu-Arabic numerals history of mathematics Huygens ideas infinite influence integral invariants Jacobi Johann Klein L. C. Karpinski Lagrange Laplace large number later Leibniz mathe mathematicians matics mechanics method metrical modern Newton Nineteenth Century notation number theory Oriental papers Paris Pascal period plane problems professor projective geometry published Pythagorean quadratic quadratic equations quaternions rational Riemann rigorous Roman sexagesimal showed so-called solution solved square symbols T. L. Heath texts theorem tion translation triangle trigonometry vols Weierstrass wrote