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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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The Britannica Guide to The History of Mathematics

Britannica Educational Publishing - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 288 pages
The field of mathematics today represents an ongoing global effort, spanning both countries and centuries. Through this in-depth narrative, students will learn how major ...
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The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in ...

Brian Evans - Mathematics - 2014 - 252 pages
Throughout the book, readers take a journey throughout time and observe how people around the world have understood these patterns of quantity, structure, and dimension around ...
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Trigonometric Delights

Eli Maor - Mathematics - 2011 - 256 pages
Trigonometry has always been the black sheep of mathematics. It has a reputation as a dry and difficult subject, a glorified form of geometry complicated by tedious computation ...
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A History of Science in World Cultures: Voices of Knowledge

Scott L. Montgomery, Alok Kumar - History - 2015 - 364 pages
To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking ...
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The Great Mathematicians: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Universe

Raymond Flood, Robin Wilson - History - 2012
In this book, you'll learn why Florence Nightingale introduced pie charts, how Lewis Carroll regarded Pythagoras, and why some infinities are larger than others. You'll also ...
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An Introduction to the Early Development of Mathematics

Michael K. J. Goodman - Mathematics - 2016 - 248 pages
An easy-to-read presentation of the early history of mathematics Engaging and accessible, An Introduction to the Early Development of Mathematics provides a captivating ...
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The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course

Roger L. Cooke - Mathematics - 2012 - 648 pages
Praise for the Second Edition "An amazing assemblage of worldwide contributions in mathematics and, in addition to use as a course book, a valuable resource . . . essential ...
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