## A History of MathematicsThe updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics For more than forty years, - Distills thousands of years of mathematics into a single, approachable volume
- Covers mathematical discoveries, concepts, and thinkers, from Ancient Egypt to the present
- Includes up-to-date references and an extensive chronological table of mathematical and general historical developments.
Whether you're interested in the age of Plato and Aristotle or Poincaré and Hilbert, whether you want to know more about the Pythagorean theorem or the golden mean, |

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### Contents

Ancient Egypt | 8 |

Mesopotamia | 21 |

Recent Trends | 24 |

Hellenic Traditions | 40 |

5 | 90 |

6 | 109 |

7 | 127 |

8 | 142 |

Euler | 406 |

Pre to Postrevolutionary France | 423 |

Gauss | 464 |

Geometry | 483 |

Algebra | 504 |

Analysis | 526 |

TwentiethCentury Legacies | 548 |

Recent Trends | 586 |

9 | 175 |

Ancient and Medieval India | 186 |

Multiplication 194 Long Division | 195 |

Madhava and the Keralese School | 202 |

11 | 203 |

Chuquets Triparty 249 Luca Paciolis Summa | 251 |

601 | |

General Bibliography | 633 |

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