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Mathematical Sorcery: Revealing the Secrets of Numbers

Calvin C. Clawson - Mathematics - 2001 - 294 pages
A unique and utterly charming guide to the history of mathematics.
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Aventure des nombres

Gilles Godefroy - Mathematics - 2004 - 194 pages
Numbers are fascinating. The fascination begins in childhood, when we first learn to count. It continues as we learn arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and so on. Eventually, we ...
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the ...
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Journey through genius: the great theorems of mathematics

William Dunham - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 300 pages
Surveys the most enduring ideas in mathematics, looks at how difficult theorems are solved, and offers brief profiles of famous mathematicians
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Turning Points in the History of Mathematics

Hardy Grant, Israel Kleiner - Mathematics - 2016 - 109 pages
This book explores some of the major turning points in the history of mathematics, ranging from ancient Greece to the present, demonstrating the drama that has often been a ...
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The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement

William L. Hosch - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 286 pages
Offers an overview of the development of numbers, their expression in mathematics and measurement, and profiles of the visionaries who saw order amidst the numbers.
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