9780883076156

Concise History of Mathematics

Struik, Dirk Jan

ISBN 10: 0883076152 / 0-88307-615-2
ISBN 13: 9780883076156
Publisher: Gannon Distributing Co
Publication Date: 1967
Binding: Hardcover
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This compact, well-written history covers major mathematical ideas and techniques from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, surveying the works of Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "The author's ability as a first-class historian as well as an able mathematician has enabled him to produce a work which is unquestionably one of the best." — Nature.

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