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A history of mathematics from antiquity to the beginning of the nineteenth century

J. F. Scott

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Published
**1960**
by Taylor & Francis in London
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Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Previous ed.: 1958.

Statement | J.F. Scott. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | viii,266p. : |

Number of Pages | 266 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23054797M |

The nineteenth century witnessed a number of projects of cultural rapprochement between the knowledge traditions of the East and West. This paper discusses the attempt to render elementary calculus amenable to an Indian audience in the indigenous mathematical idiom, undertaken by an Indian polymath, io-holding.com by: 5. Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Mathematicians, including George Boole, Ada Lovelace, Srinivasa Ramanujan, James Clerk Maxwell and Bertrand Russell.

The book History of Mathematics from Ancient Times to the Early Nineteenth Century [in Russian], which was published in the years , is cited in abbreviated form as HM (with volume and page number indicated). The first volume of the present series is cited as Bk. 1 (with page numbers). The History of the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics in the United States Alan Tucker Abstract This article describes the history of the mathematics major and, more generally, collegiate mathematics, in the United States. Interestingly, the Mathematical Association of America was organized about years agoCited by: 8.

Victor Katz and Karen Parshall explore the history of algebra, from its roots in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, China, and India, through its development in the medieval Islamic world and medieval and early modern Europe, to its modern form in the early twentieth century. Bible and Antiquity - Conference April Theologies of Reading in the Nineteenth Century 23 February Philology in the 19th century: ideals, traditions, methods 10 January An Evening in the Victorian Parlour: the Bible and Antiquity at Home 8 June A Passion for Things 7 June A Passion for Manuscripts 31 May.

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