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A History of Japanese Mathematics

David E. Smith, Yoshio Mikami - Mathematics - 2013 - 304 pages
One of the first books to show Westerners the nature of Japanese mathematics, this survey highlights the leading features in the development of the wasan, the Japanese system ...
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History of Mathematics, Volume 1

David Eugene Smith - Mathematics - 1958 - 596 pages
Volume I of an unusually clear and readable two-volume history — from Egyptian papyri and medieval maps to modern graphs and diagrams. Non-technical chronological survey with ...
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History of Mathematics, Volume 2

David Eugene Smith - Mathematics - 1958 - 736 pages
Within this two-volume edition, Professor Smith covers the entire history of mathematics in the Near and Far East and the West, from primitive number concepts to the calculus ...
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Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry: The Duplication of the Cube, the ...

Felix Klein, Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith - Mathematics - 2003 - 92 pages
Widely regarded as a classic of modern mathematics, this expanded version of Felix Klein's celebrated 1894 lectures uses contemporary techniques to examine three famous ...
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The Hindu-Arabic Numerals

David Eugene Smith, Louis Charles Karpinski - Mathematics - 2004 - 160 pages
Concise history of the origin and development of Hindu-Arabic numerals recounts international labors of scholars, assesses the historical testimony, and draws conclusions from ...
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Monographs on Topics of Modern Mathematics

J. W. A. Young - Mathematics - 2004 - 416 pages
“Of high merit”—Scientific American This stimulating approach to several branches of modern mathematics is geared to those with no background beyond elementary algebra and ...
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