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The mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India and Islam : sourcebook

Author: Victor Katz
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a collection of English translations of mathematical texts from five important ancient and medieval non-Western mathematical cultures, and puts them into historical and mathematical context.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Katz
ISBN: 9780691114859 0691114854
OCLC Number: 474853292
Description: xiv, 685 s
Contents: Indhold: Egyptian mathematics ; Mesopotamian mathematics ; Chinese mathematics ; Mathematics in India ; Mathematics in medieval islam
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Joseph Warren Dauben, Winner of the 2012 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize, American Mathematical Society "This pioneering work provides English translations of mathematical texts from each of Read more...

 
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