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## Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Mathematics and Its History, Second Edition (Hardback)"...[The book] is a treasure, which deserves wide adoption as a text and much consultation by historians and mathematicians alike." — ## $24.25 |

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From the back cover: “This second edition includes new chapters on Chinese and Indian number theory, on hypercomplex numbers, and on algebraic number theory. Many more exercises have been added, as well as commentary to the exercises explaining how they relate to the preceding section and how they foreshadow later topics. The index has been given added structure to make searching easier, the references have been redone, and hundreds of minor improvements have been made throughout the text.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface to the Second Edition
- Preface to the First Edition
- 1 – The Theorem of Pythagoras
- 2 – Greek Geometry
- 3 – Greek Number Theory
- 4 – Infinity in Greek Mathematics
- 5 – Number Theory in Asia
- 6 – Polynomial Equations
- 7 – Analytic Geometry
- 8 – Projective Geometry
- 9 – Calculus
- 10 – Infinite Series
- 11 – The Number Theory Revival
- 12 – Elliptic Functions
- 13 – Mechanics
- 14 – Complex Numbers in Algebra
- 15 – Complex Numbers and Curves
- 16 – Complex Numbers and Functions
- 17 – Differential Geometry
- 18 – Noneuclidean Geometry
- 19 – Group Theory
- 20 – Hypercomplex Numbers
- 21 – Algebraic Number Theory
- 22 – Topology
- 23 – Sets, Logic, and Computation
- Bibliography
- Index

## Details

- SKU:
- 1827
- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Author:
- Stillwell, John
- Publisher:
- Springer Science+Business Media
- Publish Date:
- Corrected Printing, 2004
- Format:
- Hardback
- Weight (pounds):
- 2.04
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.4″x9.45″x1.25″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780387953366
- ISBN-10:
- 0387953361
- Grade Level:
- College
- Series:
- Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics (UTM)

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