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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.

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Author(s)Brian Evans
PublisherJohn Wiley
ISBN9781118853849
Pages252
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2014