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The history of mathematics : an introduction / David M. Burton.

By: Burton, David M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : WCB McGraw-Hill, c1999Edition: 4th ed.Description: x, 710 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0070094683 (acidfree paper); 9780070094680.Subject(s): Mathematics -- History | MathematicsDDC classification: 510.9 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Chapter 1. Early number systems and symbols. -- Chapter 2. Mathematics in early civilizations. -- Chapter 3. The beginnings of Greek mathematics. -- Chapter 3. The beginnings of Greek mathematics. -- Chapter 4. The Alexandrian School: Euclid. -- Chapter 5. The twilight of Greek mathematics: Diophantus. -- Chapter 6. The first awakening: Fibonacci. -- Chapter 7. The renaissance of mathematics: Cardan and Tartaglia. -- Chapter 8. The mechanical world: Descartes and Newton. -- Chapter 9. The development of probability theory: Pascal, Bernoulli and Laplace. -- Chapter 10. The revival of number theory: Fermat, Euler, and Gauss. -- Chapter 11. Nineteenth-centuty contributions: Bolyai and Lobachevsky. -- Chapter 12. Transition to the twentieth century: Cantor and Kronecker. -- Chapter 13. Extensions and generalizations: Hardy, Hausdorff and Noether.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Chapter 1. Early number systems and symbols. --
Chapter 2. Mathematics in early civilizations. --
Chapter 3. The beginnings of Greek mathematics. --
Chapter 3. The beginnings of Greek mathematics. --
Chapter 4. The Alexandrian School: Euclid. --
Chapter 5. The twilight of Greek mathematics: Diophantus. --
Chapter 6. The first awakening: Fibonacci. --
Chapter 7. The renaissance of mathematics: Cardan and Tartaglia. --
Chapter 8. The mechanical world: Descartes and Newton. --
Chapter 9. The development of probability theory: Pascal, Bernoulli and Laplace. --
Chapter 10. The revival of number theory: Fermat, Euler, and Gauss. --
Chapter 11. Nineteenth-centuty contributions: Bolyai and Lobachevsky. --
Chapter 12. Transition to the twentieth century: Cantor and Kronecker. --
Chapter 13. Extensions and generalizations: Hardy, Hausdorff and Noether.

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