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Author Burton, David M.
Title The history of mathematics : an introduction / David M. Burton.
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, c2011.
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 Floor3  QA21 .B96 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 7th ed.
Description xii, 802 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 755-759) and index.
Contents Early number systems and symbols -- Mathematics in early civilization -- The beginnings of Greek mathematics -- The Alexandrian school: Euclid -- The twilight of Greek mathematics: Diophantus -- The first awakening: Fibonacci -- The Renaissance of mathematics: Cardan and Tartaglia -- The mechanical world: Descartes and Newton -- The development of probability theory: Pascal, Bernoulli, and Laplace -- The revival of number theory: Fermat, Euler, and Gauss -- Nineteenth-century contributions: Lobachevsky to Hilbert -- Transition to the twentieth century: Cantor and Kronecker -- Extensions and generalizations: Hardy, Hausdorff, and Noether.
Subject Mathematics -- History.
ISBN 0073383155 (alk. paper)
9780073383156 (alk. paper)
9780071289207 (International ed.)
0071289208 (International ed.)
OCLC number 476835570