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Genre/Form: | History |
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Document Type: | Book |

All Authors / Contributors: |
June Barrow-Green; Jeremy Gray; Robin J Wilson |

ISBN: | 9781470443528 147044352X |

OCLC Number: | 1048658109 |

Description: | xiii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm. |

Contents: | IntroductionEarly mathematicsGreek mathematics: An introductionGreek mathematics: Proofs and problemsGreek mathematics: CurvesGreek mathematics: Later yearsMathematics in India and ChinaMathematics in the Islamic worldThe mathematical awakening of EuropeThe Renaissance: Recovery and innovationThe Renaissance of mathematics in BritainThe astronomical revolutionEuropean mathematics in the early 17th centuryConcluding remarksExercisesBibliographyIndex. |

Series Title: | AMS/MAA textbooks, v. 45. |

Responsibility: | June Barrow-Green, Jeremy Gray, Robin Wilson. |

### Abstract:

Provides a comprehensive history of the development of mathematics. This, the first volume of the two-volume set, takes readers from the beginning of counting in prehistory to 1600 and the threshold of the discovery of calculus. It is notable for the extensive engagement with original - primary and secondary - source material.
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