## From five fingers to infinity: a journey through the history of mathematicsThis book is an absorbing, entertaining, user-friendly account of one of the greatest adventures in human thought. It is a global survey of the history of mathematics. This work tells the astonishing story of the history of mathematics in 114 popular articles, presented in a chronological and thematic manner, with numerous illustrations.--[book jacket] |

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### Contents

Mathematics in the History of Civilization | 4 |

The Growth of Mathematical Knowledge | 22 |

The Parallel Postulate | 26 |

Copyright | |

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