A chronological history of mathematics from its earliest origins to the present day, this edition has been revised and updated to include new information on the 19th century, further references and essay questions, and material on Hilbert, Poincare and other 20th century mathematicians.
Origins; Egypt; Mesopotamia; Ionia and the Pythagoreans; The Heroic Age; The Age of Plato and Aristotle; Euclid of Alexandria; Archimedes of Syracuse; Apollonius of Perga; Greek Trigonometry and Mensuration; Revival and Decline of Greek Mathematics; China and India; The Arabic Hegemony; Europe in the Middle Ages; The Renaissance; Prelude to Modern Mathematics; The Time of Fermat and Descartes; A Transitional Period; Newton and Leibniz; The Bernoulli Era; The Age of Euler; Mathematicians of the French Revolution; The Time of Gauss and Cauchy; Geometry; Analysis; Algebra; Poincari and Hilbert; Aspects of the Twentieth Century; References; General Bibliography; Appendix; Index.
History of Mathematics by Carl B. Boyer
Carl B. Boyer
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