A Concise History of Mathematics  / by Dirk J. Struik

A Concise History of Mathematics / by Dirk J. Struik

Book - 1987 xii
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This compact, well-written history covers major mathematical ideas and techniques from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, surveying the works of Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "The author's ability as a first-class historian as well as an able mathematician has enabled him to produce a work which is unquestionably one of the best." -- Nature.
Publisher: Edition: 4th rev. ed. Dover Publications, 1987. xii, 228 p. : ill. , ports
ISBN: 9780486602554
Branch Call Number: Science & Nature 510.9 Str 4th rev. ed.,


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