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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

This is the classic resource on the history of math providing a deeper understanding of the subject and how it has impacted our culture, all in one essential volume. The subject-matter of this book is a historical summary of the development of mathematics, illustrated by the lives and discoveries of those to whom the progress of the science is mainly due. It may serve as an introduction to more elaborate works on the subject, but primarily it is intended to give a short and popular account of those leading facts in the history of mathematics which many who are unwilling, or have not the time, to study it systematically may yet desire to know.

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