A Short Account of the History of Mathematics
Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1960 - Mathematics - 522 pages
This text remains one of the clearest, most authoritative and most accurate works in the field. The standard history treats hundreds of figures and schools instrumental in the development of mathematics, from the Phoenicians to such 19th-century giants as Grassman, Galois, and Riemann.
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