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"Crest of the Peacock", 3rd edition is complete
Posted:
Dec 31, 2010 9:02 AM


Below are the publications over the last two years. The third edition of the Crest which is a e revamp of earlier editions was brought out only yesterday. Princeton University Press has done a marvellous job and the presentation and the new material (30% more) have been improved immeasurably. Amazon has the details. other publications include:
Books
a. A Passage to Infinity: Medieval Indian Mathematics from Kerala and its Impact, Sage, New Delhi, 2009. 218pp.
b. (edited) Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe B.R. Publishing Corp. New Delhi. 2009. 327 pp.
c. (jointly edited with B. Avari) Knowledge and Culture: Crossing Boundaries in History. MMU Press. Manchester. 2009. 113 pp.
d. The Crest of the Peacock: NonEuropean Roots of Mathematics, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 3rd Edition, 2010, 561 pp.
Articles and Chapters
(i) (2009) ?Kerala Mathematics and its Possible Transmission to Europe? in Critical Issues in Mathematics Education (Eds. P. Ernest, B. Greer and B. Sriraman). Information Age Publishing. Charlotte NC.
(ii) (2009) ?Infinite Series across three Cultures: Background and Motivtion ? A Brief Survey? in Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe (Ed. G. G. Joseph). B.R. Publishing Corp. New Delhi, pp. 2134
(iii) (2009) (with D. Almeida) "A Summary Report on the Investigation of the Possibility of the Transmission of the Medieval Kerala Mathematics to Europe" " in Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe (Ed. G. G. Joseph). B.R. Publishing Corp. New Delhi, pp. 257276
(iv) (2009) (with V. M. Mallayya) " Indian Mathematical Tradition: The Kerala Dimension" " in Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe (Ed. G. G. Joseph). B.R. Publishing Corp. New Delhi, pp. 3558
(v) (2009) (with V.M. Mallayya) "Kerala Mathematics: Motivation, Rationale and Method" " in Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe (Ed. G. G. Joseph). B.R. Publishing Corp. New Delhi, pp. 77112
(vi) (2009) (with M. Vijaylekshmy) ? Intellectual background of Medieval Kerala with Special Reference to Mathematics and Astronomy? in Kerala Mathematics: History and its Possible Transmission to Europe (Ed. G. G. Joseph). B.R. Publishing Corp.New Delhi, pp. 5973 .
(vii) (2009) ?Mathematics and Eurocentrism? in The Challenge of Eurocentrism: Global Perspectives, Policy, and Prospects(Ed. R. K. Kanth),
Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 2544.
Leela joins me in wishing you all a Happy and Peaceful New Year
George



