## Cooke, Roger L.

# The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course

Aimed at undergraduate students majoring in mathematics, science, engineering, and secondary education, this third edition of “an amazing assemblage of worldwide contributions in mathematics" (CHOICE) examines the elementary arithmetic, geometry, and algebra of a number of cultures to show how abstract mathematics of the modern world arises from fundamental societal needs.

**Keywords:** History of Mathematics, mathematics, history, math history, abstract mathematics, origin, culture, cultural mathematics

- Author(s)
- Cooke, Roger L.
- Publisher
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
- Publication year
- 2013
- Language
- en
- Edition
- 3
- Page amount
- 648 pages
- Category
- History
- Format
- Ebook
- eISBN (ePUB)
- 9781118460290
- Printed ISBN
- 9781118217566