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The Story of Mathematics

Lloyd Motz - Mathematics - 1993 - 356 pages
Traces the development of mathematics from its primitive times to current calculations done on computers
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Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science

Eric Temple Bell - Mathematics - 1951 - 437 pages
An integration and amplification of two earlier volumes by the same author: The queen of the sciences, 1931 and The handmaiden of the sciences, 1937, this book presents a ...
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Taming the Infinite

Ian Stewart - Mathematics - 2015 - 384 pages
From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart ...
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The History of Mathematics

Anne Rooney - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2012 - 208 pages
Mathematics has come a long way throughout its history. Readers are offered a peek into a world that is too often unseen; that being the painstaking development of mathematical ...
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The Development of Mathematics

Eric Temple Bell - Mathematics - 1945 - 637 pages
This time-honored study by one of the 20th century's foremost scholars and interpreters of the history and meaning of mathematics surveys the role of mathematics in ...
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The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On

Julian Havil - Mathematics - 2012 - 312 pages
The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn’t until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood and rigorously defined, and even today not all ...
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Fundamental Concepts of Algebra

Bruce Elwyn Meserve - Mathematics - 1953 - 294 pages
This uncommonly interesting volume has been a favorite for 30 years, and is now available for the first time in a modestly priced paperback edition. Beginning with the ...
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Men and discoveries in mathematics

Bryan Morgan - Mathematics - 1972 - 235 pages
Briefly reviews the major achievements of mathematicians from each important age
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