The Britannica Guide to The History of MathematicseBook - 2010
"The field of mathematics today represents an ongoing global effort, spanning both countries and centuries. Through this in-depth narrative, students will learn how major mathematical concepts were first derived, as well as how they evolved with the advent of later thinkers shedding new light on various applications. Everything from Euclidean geometry to the philosophy of mathematics is illuminated as readers are transported to the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and beyond to discover the history of mathematical thought."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago, IL USA: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2010
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (288 pages)