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An Episodic History of Mathematics

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An Episodic History of Mathematics
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Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
ISBN/ASIN: 0883857669
ISBN-13: 9780883857663
Number of pages: 483

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An Episodic History of Mathematics delivers a series of snapshots of the history of mathematics from ancient times to the twentieth century. The intent is not to be an encyclopedic history of mathematics, but to give the reader a sense of mathematical culture and history. The book abounds with stories, and personalities play a strong role.

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