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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition).   

Changing Images in Mathematics: From the French Revolution to the New Millennium

Umberto Bottazzini, Amy Dahan-DalmÚdico - Mathematics - 2001 - 305 pages
This book focuses on some of the major developments in the history of contemporary (19th and 20th century) mathematics as seen in the broader context of the development of ...
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The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art: Companion and Commentary

Kangshen Shen, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun, Hui Liu - Mathematics - 1999 - 596 pages
' a rich compilation of attractive problems telling wonderful fairy tales full of imaginative and delightful connections' Zentralbaltt MathematikThe Nine Chapters on the ...
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The History of Mathematical Tables: From Sumer to Spreadsheets

Martin Campbell-Kelly - Business & Economics - 2003 - 361 pages
This book contains a series of articles summarizing the technical, institutional and intellectual history of mathematical tables from earliest times until the late 20th century ...
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A Mathematician Grappling With His Century

Laurent Schwartz - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 490 pages
The autobiography of Schwartz, one of the most remarkable intellects of the 20th Century. His love of science and teaching led him to lecture broadly on the significance of ...
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Lengths, Widths, Surfaces: A Portrait of Old Babylonian Algebra and Its Kin

Jens H°yrup - Mathematics - 2002 - 462 pages
In this examination of the Babylonian cuneiform "algebra" texts, based on a detailed investigation of the terminology and discursive organization of the texts, Jens H°yrup ...
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Einstein from 'B' to 'Z'

John Stachel - Science - 2001 - 556 pages
John Stachel, the author of this collection of 37 published and unpublished articles on Albert Einstein, has written about Einstein and his work for over 40 years. Trained as a ...
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Essays on the Future: In Honor of Nick Metropolis

Siegfried Hecker, Gian-Carlo Rota - Science - 2000 - 276 pages
This collection represents a unique undertaking in scientific publishing to honor Nick Metropolis, the last survivor of the World War II Manhattan Project in Los Alamos. In ...
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Exploring the Limits of Preclassical Mechanics: A Study of Conceptual ...

Peter Damerow - Mathematics - 2004 - 412 pages
The question of when and how the basic concepts that characterize modern science arose in Western Europe has long been central to the history of science. This book examines the ...
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The Triumph of Numbers: How Counting Shaped Modern Life

I. Bernard Cohen - Mathematics - 2005 - 209 pages
A history of numbers and statistics cites the origins of numerical analysis during the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century, tracing how numbers have assumed a ...
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