A History of Mathematics (2nd Edition) by Carl B. Boyer

By Carl B. Boyer

"Boyer and Merzbach distill millions of years of arithmetic into this interesting chronicle. From the Greeks to Godel, the maths is exceptional; the solid of characters is exceptional; the ebb and movement of rules is in every single place glaring. And, whereas tracing the improvement of eu arithmetic, the authors don't put out of your mind the contributions of chinese language, Indian, and Arabic civilizations. surely, this is--and will lengthy remain--a vintage one-volume historical past of arithmetic and mathematicians who create it." --William Dunham writer, trip via Genius, the nice Theorems of arithmetic "When we learn a booklet like A background of arithmetic, we get the image of a mounting constitution, ever taller and broader and extra appealing and magnificent--and with a starting place, furthermore, that's as untainted and as practical now because it was once while Thales labored out the 1st geometrical theorems approximately 26 centuries ago." --From the Foreword via Isaac Asimov "One of the main invaluable and finished normal introductions to the subject." --J. W. Dauben town collage of recent York "Both readable and scholarly, this publication can function a superb advent to the subject and likewise a reference book." --J. David Bolter college of North Carolina writer of Turing's guy Revised to make it extra available to a normal viewers, A background of arithmetic paints a brilliant photograph of humankind's courting with numbers. up-to-date and accelerated, it now bargains broadened insurance of 20th century advances in chance and desktops, and up to date references to additional interpreting. A characteristic that would be of curiosity to each reader is an appendix containing an intensive chronological desk of mathematical and normal historic advancements.

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