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History of Mathematics A Brief Course

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ISBN-10: 0471444596

ISBN-13: 9780471444596

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Roger Cooke

List price: $148.00
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Written by one of the foremost experts in the field, The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course is substantially revised in the second edition. This acclaimed text-now reorganized topically rather than geographically-begins with first applications of counting and numbers in the ancient world, and continues with discussions of geometry, algebra, analysis, probability, logic, and more. Discussions of women in the history of mathematics make this a very thorough, inclusive resource.
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Book details

List price: $148.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Early Western Mathematics
Ancient Egyptian Mathematics
The Early Greeks
The Euclidean Synthesis
Archimedes and Apollonius
Hellenistic Mathematical Science
Mathematics in the Roman Empire
Other Mathematical Traditions
The Mathematics of the Hindus
Chinese Mathematics
Korea and Japan
Islamic Mathematics
Modern Mathematics
Medieval Europe
The Renaissance
The Calculus
Seventeenth-Century Mathematics
Beyond the Calculus
Modern Mathematical Science
Contemporary Mathematics
Answers to Selected Exercises