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Mathematics in Ancient Greece

Tobias Dantzig - Mathematics - 2006 - 191 pages
Originally published: New York: Scribner, 1955.
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Mathematics in Ancient Greece

Tobias Dantzig - Mathematics - 2012 - 192 pages
Written by a specialist in interpreting science for lay readers, this lively book recounts the human story behind mathematics, including the insights of such thinkers as Euclid ...
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From Zero to Infinity: What Makes Numbers Interesting

Constance Reid - Mathematics - 2006 - 208 pages
From Zero to Infinity is a combination of number lore, number history, and sparkling descriptions of the simply stated but exceedingly difficult problems posed by the most ...
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Number Theory: A Historical Approach

John J. Watkins - Mathematics - 2013 - 592 pages
The natural numbers have been studied for thousands of years, yet most undergraduate textbooks present number theory as a long list of theorems with little mention of how these ...
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The Kingdom of Infinite Number: A Field Guide

Bryan Bunch - Mathematics - 2001 - 398 pages
Just as bird guides help watchers tell birds apart by their color, songs, and behavior, The Kingdom of Infinite Number is the perfect handbook for identifying numbers in their ...
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The Art of the Intelligible: An Elementary Survey of Mathematics in its ...

J. Bell - Science - 2012 - 250 pages
A compact survey, at the elementary level, of some of the most important concepts of mathematics. Attention is paid to their technical features, historical development and ...
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Number: From Ahmes to Cantor

Midhat J. Gazalé - Mathematics - 2000 - 297 pages
In his companion volume to "Gnomon: From Pharaohs to Fractals, " Gazale introduces some of the most fascinating characters in mathematical history, from Ahmes the Egyptian ...
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