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The Oxford handbook of the history of mathematics

Author: Eleanor Robson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Handbook explores the history of mathematics, addressing what mathematics has been and what it has meant to practice it. Thirty-six self-contained chapters, each written by a specialist, provide  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Mathematik
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Robson
ISBN: 9780199213122 0199213127 9780199603190 0199603197
OCLC Number: 600612823
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 918 S : Ill., graph. Darst
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; GEOGRAPHIES AND CULTURES: GLOBAL ; GEOGRAPHIES AND CULTURES: REGIONAL ; GEOGRAPHIES AND CULTURES: LOCAL ; PEOPLE AND PRACTICES: LIVES ; PEOPLE AND PRACTICES: PRACTICES ; PEOPLE AND PRACTICES: PRESENTATION ; INTERACTIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS: INTELLECTUAL ; INTERACTIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS: MATHEMATICAL ; INTERACTIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS: HISTORICAL ; ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS ; INDEX
Other Titles: History of mathematics
Responsibility: edited by Eleanor Robson and Jacqueline Stedall.

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