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A Concise History of Mathematics : Fourth Revised Edition.

Author: Dirk J Struik
Publisher: Newburyport : Dover Publications, 2012.
Series: Dover books on mathematics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This compact, well-written history - first published in 1948, and now in its fourth revised edition - describes the main trends in the development of all fields of mathematics from the first available records to the middle of the 20th century. Students, researchers, historians, specialists - in short, everyone with an interest in mathematics - will find it engrossing and stimulating. Beginning with the ancient Near  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Struik, Dirk J.
A Concise History of Mathematics : Fourth Revised Edition.
Newburyport : Dover Publications, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk J Struik
ISBN: 9780486138886 0486138887
OCLC Number: 1058180500
Description: 1 online resource (467 pages).
Series Title: Dover books on mathematics.
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This compact, well-written history - first published in 1948, and now in its fourth revised edition - describes the main trends in the development of all fields of mathematics from the first available records to the middle of the 20th century. Students, researchers, historians, specialists - in short, everyone with an interest in mathematics - will find it engrossing and stimulating. Beginning with the ancient Near East, the author traces the ideas and techniques developed in Egypt, Babylonia, China, and Arabia, looking into such manuscripts as the Egyptian Papyrus Rhind, the Ten Classics of C.

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