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Evans, Brian

The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Context

Evans, Brian - The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Context, ebook

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Throughout the book, readers take a journey throughout time and observe how people around the world have understood these patterns of quantity, structure, and dimension around them. The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Contex provides a brief overview of the history of mathematics in a very straightforward and understandable manner and also addresses major findings that influenced the development of mathematics as a coherent discipline. This book:

  • Highlights the contributions made by various world cultures including African, Egyptian, Babylonian, Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and pre-Columbian American mathematics
  • Features an approach that is not too rigorous and is ideal for a one-semester course of the history of mathematics. 
  • Includes a Resources and Recommended Reading section for further exploration and has been extensively classroom-tested

Keywords: History of Mathematics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
252 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118853917
Printed ISBN
9781118853849

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