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The queen of sciences. Part 1 of 2 : a history of mathematics.

Author: David M Bressoud; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2008.
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David M Bressoud; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 159803426X 9781598034264
OCLC Number: 232156722
Notes: Course no. 1434.
Performer(s): Lecturer: David M. Bressoud, Macalester College.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Lecture 1. What is mathematics? --
lecture 2. Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics --
lecture 3. Greek mathematics, Thales to Euclid --
lecture 4. Greek mathematics, Archimedes to Hypatia --
lecture 5. Astronomy and the origins of trigonometry --
lecture 6. Indian mathematics, trigonometry blossoms --
lecture 7. Chinese mathematics, advances in computation --
lecture 8. Islamic mathematic, the creation of algebra --
lecture 9. Italian algebraists solve the cube --
lecture 10. Napier and the natural logarithm --
lecture 11. Galileo and the mathematics of motion --
lecture 12. Fermat, Descartes, and analytic geometry.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.
Other Titles: History of mathematics

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