The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries
A Brief History in A Cultural ContexteBook - 2014
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.
Publisher: Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (168 pages)