9780321161932

History of Mathematics Brief Version

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321161932

  • ISBN10:

    0321161939

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/22/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

One of the leading historians in the mathematics field, Victor Katz provides a world view of mathematics, balancing ancient, early modern, and modern history. Egypt and Mesopotamia, Greek Mathematics to the Time of Euclid, Greek Mathematics from Archimedes to Ptolemy, Diophantus to Hypatia, Ancient and Medieval China, Ancient and Medieval India, The Mathematics of Islam, Mathematics in Medieval Europe, Mathematics in the Renaissance, Precalculus in the Seventeenth Century, Calculus in the Seventeenth Century, Analysis in the Eighteenth Century, Probability and Statistics in the Eighteenth Century, Algebra and Number Theory in the Eighteenth Century, Geometry in the Eighteenth Century, Algebra and Number Theory in the Nineteenth Century, Analysis in the Nineteenth Century, Statistics in the Nineteenth Century, Geometry in the Nineteenth Century, Aspects of the Twentieth Century For all readers interested in the history of mathematics.

Table of Contents

Egypt and Mesopotamia
Greek Mathematics to the Time of Euclid
Greek Mathematics from Archimedes to Ptolemy
Diophantus to Hypatia
Ancient and Medieval China
Ancient and Medieval India
The Mathematics of Islam
Mathematics in Medieval Europe
Mathematics in the Renaissance
Precalculus in the Seventeenth Century
Calculus in the Seventeenth Century
Analysis in the Eighteenth Century
Probability and Statistics in the Eighteenth Century
Algebra and Number Theory in the Eighteenth Century
Geometry in the Eighteenth Century
Algebra and Number Theory in the Nineteenth Century
Analysis in the Nineteenth Century
Statistics in the Nineteenth Century
Geometry in the Nineteenth Century
Aspects of the Twentieth Century
Appendix
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