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The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra

Author: Rushdī Rāshid
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1994.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 156.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An understanding of developments in Arabic mathematics between the IXth and XVth century is vital to a full appreciation of the history of classical mathematics. This book highlights one of the major  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rushdī Rāshid
ISBN: 0792325656 9780792325659
OCLC Number: 29181926
Language Note: Translation of: Entre arithmʹetique et algèbre : recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes.
Description: x, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface. Introduction. I: The Beginnings of Algebra. II: Numerical Analysis. III: Numerical Equations. IV: Number Theory and Combinatorial Analysis. Appendix 1: The Notion of Western Science. Appendix 2: Periodization in Classical Mathematics. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 156.
Other Titles: Entre arithmétique et algèbre.
Responsibility: Roshdi Rashed ; translated by A.F.W. Armstrong.
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