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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition).   

A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity

Luke Hodgkin - Mathematics - 2005 - 296 pages
A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity covers the evolution of mathematics through time and across the major Eastern and Western civilizations. It begins in ...
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George Joseph, the Life and Times of a Kerala Christian Nationalist

George Gheverghese Joseph - Kerala (India) - 2003 - 272 pages
This book looks at the life of George Joseph (1887 1938), a South Indian Christian nationalist whose contributions to the Indian freedom struggle have been generally neglected ...
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Multicultural Mathematics

David Nelson, George Gheverghese Joseph, Julian Williams - Education - 1993 - 228 pages
The history of mathematics is one of creation and discovery in many parts of the world, and yet few people realize that Pythagoras' Theorem was known to the Babylonians a ...
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A Passage to Infinity: Medieval Indian Mathematics from Kerala and Its Impact

George Gheverghese Joseph - Mathematics - 2009 - 236 pages
This book traces the first faltering steps taken in the mathematical theorisation of infinity which marks the emergence of modern mathematics. It analyses the part played by ...
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Indian Mathematics: Engaging with the World from Ancient to Modern Times

George Gheverghese Joseph - Mathematics - 2016 - 512 pages
Indian Mathematics gives a unique insight into the history of mathematics within a historical global context. It builds on research into the connection between mathematics and ...
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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought

Luke Heaton - Science - 2017 - 304 pages
Advertisements for the wildly popular game of Sudoku often feature the reassuring words, "no mathematical knowledge required." In fact, the only skill Sudoku does require is ...
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The Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra

Roger Hart - Mathematics - 2010 - 304 pages
Mathematicians and historians of mathematics and science will find in The Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra new ways to conceptualize the intellectual development of linear algebra.
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Mathematics in Society and History: Sociological Inquiries

S. Restivo - Education - 2001 - 202 pages
This is the first book by a sociologist devoted exclusively to a general sociology of mathematics. The author provides examples of different ways of thinking about mathematics ...
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A Smoother Pebble: Mathematical Explorations

Donald C. Benson - Mathematics - 2003 - 280 pages
This book takes a novel look at the topics of school mathematics--arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and calculus. In this stroll on the mathematical seashore we hope to find ...
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In Measure, Number, and Weight: Studies in Mathematics and Culture

Jens H°yrup - Mathematics - 1994 - 430 pages
Jens Hoyrup, recognized as the leading authority in social studies of pre-modern mathematics, here provides a social study of the changing mode of mathematical thought through ...
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