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A short account of the history of mathematics.

Author: W W Rouse Ball
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1960]
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Genre/Form: History
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Ball, W.W. Rouse (Walter William Rouse), 1850-1925.
Short account of the history of mathematics.
New York, Dover Publications [1960]
(OCoLC)904148967
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W W Rouse Ball
ISBN: 0486206300 9780486206301
OCLC Number: 269616
Notes: "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the author's last revision--the fourth edition which appeared in 1908."
Description: 522 pages 21 cm
Contents: Egyptian and Phoenician Mathematics --
The Ionia and Pythagorean Schools --
The Schools of Athens and Cyzicus --
The First Alexandrian School --
The Second Alexandrian School --
The Byzantine School --
Systems of Numeration and Primitive Arithmetic --
The Rise of Learning in Western Europe --
The Mathematics of the Arabs --
Introduction of Arabian Works into Europe --
The Development of Arithmetic --
The Mathematics of the Renaissance --
The Close of the Renaissance --
The history of modern mathematics --
History of Mathematics from descartes to Huygens --
The life and works of Newton --
Leibnitz and the Mathematicians of the First half of the Eighteenth Century (Bernoulli, Brook Taylor, Halley, D'Alembert, MacLaurin) --
Lagrange, Laplace, and their contemporaries --
Mathematics of the Nineteenth Century (Abel, Jacobi, Riemann, Weierstrass, Cauchy, W. Hamilton, Grassmann, Boole, Galois, Cayley, Sylvester, Lie, Hermite).

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