By Dirk J. Struik
Beginning with the traditional close to East, the writer lines the guidelines and strategies constructed in Egypt, Babylonia, China, and Arabia, having a look into such manuscripts because the Egyptian Papyrus Rhind, the 10 Classics of China, and the Siddhantas of India. He considers Greek and Roman advancements from their beginnings in Ionian rationalism to the autumn of Constantinople; covers medieval eu rules and Renaissance traits; analyzes seventeenth- and 18th-century contributions; and gives an illuminating exposition of nineteenth century techniques. each vital determine in mathematical background is handled — Euclid, Archimedes, Diophantus, Omar Khayyam, Boethius, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Fourier, Gauss, Riemann, Cantor, and lots of others.
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A concise history of mathematics by Dirk J. Struik