| Stuart Hollingdale - Mathematics - 2014 - 464 pages
Fascinating and highly readable, this book recounts the history of mathematics as revealed in the lives and writings of the most distinguished practitioners of the art ... | |
| Graham Flegg - Mathematics - 2013 - 304 pages
Extremely readable, jargon-free book for general readers traces the evolution of counting systems, from the primitive techniques of antiquity to computers. Text examines the ... | |
| François Le Lionnais - Mathematics - 2004 - 368 pages
50 essays by eminent scholars include meditations on "Structures," Disciplines," "Space," "Function," "Group," "Probability," and "The Mathematical Epic" (Volume I) and on ... | |
| Erik Gregersen - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 294 pages
Examines the history of analysis and calculus, including the geniuses of invention and theory, the practical applications of the math, and explanations of the major topics. | |
| Tony Crilly - Mathematics - 2013 - 208 pages
In Big Questions: Mathematics, Tony Crilly answers the 20 key questions: What is math for? Where do numbers come from? Why are primes the atoms of maths? Which are the ... | |
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