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History of Mathematics - 2nd edition

History of Mathematics (ISBN10: 0471543977; ISBN13: 9780471543978)
ISBN13: 978-0471543978
ISBN10: 0471543977

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0471097631
ISBN10: 0471097632

Summary: Presupposes a knowledge of college level mathematics but is accessible to the average reader through its consistent treatment of mathematical structure with a strict adherence to historical perspective and detail. The material is arranged chronologically beginning with archaic origins and covers Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Arabic and European contributions done to the nineteenth century and present day. There are revised references and bibliograph
ies and revised and expanded chapters on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Summary: Presupposes a knowledge of college level mathematics but is accessible to the average reader through its consistent treatment of mathematical structure with a strict adherence to historical perspective and detail. The material is arranged chronologically beginning with archaic origins and covers Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Arabic and European contributions done to the nineteenth century and present day. There are revised references and bibliographies and revised and expanded chapters on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 91
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 03/28/1991
International: No

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