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Men and discoveries in mathematics

Bryan Morgan - Mathematics - 1972 - 235 pages
Briefly reviews the major achievements of mathematicians from each important age
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Numbers and Infinity: A Historical Account of Mathematical Concepts

E. H. Sondheimer, Alan Rogerson - Mathematics - 2006 - 172 pages
This fresh overview of numbers and infinity avoids tedium and controversy while maintaining historical accuracy and modern relevance. Perfect for undergraduate mathematics or ...
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Mathematical Expeditions: Chronicles by the Explorers

Reinhard Laubenbacher, David Pengelley - Mathematics - 1999 - 275 pages
Explorers of all types are guided by mere curiosity, the thrill of adventure, and sometimes by more practical motives. This book contains the stories of five mathematical ...
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Taming the Infinite

Ian Stewart - Mathematics - 2015 - 384 pages
From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart ...
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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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Aventure des nombres

Gilles Godefroy - Mathematics - 2004 - 194 pages
Numbers are fascinating. The fascination begins in childhood, when we first learn to count. It continues as we learn arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and so on. Eventually, we ...
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