Mathematics Emerging: A Sourcebook 1540-1900


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Aimed at students and researchers in Mathematics, History of Mathematics and Science, this book examines the development of mathematics from the late 16th Century to the end of the 20th Century. Mathematics has an amazingly long and rich history, it has been practised in every society and culture, with written records reaching back in some cases as far as four thousand years. This book will focus on just a small part of the story, in a sense the most recent chapter of it: the mathematics of western Europe from the sixteenth ...

Mathematics Emerging: A Sourcebook 1540-1900 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199226900