The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Context by Brian Evans
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1118853849 | 252 pages | EPUB | 1,3 MB
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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