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Topic: Looking for History of Math book recommendations
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Peter Duveen

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Re: Looking for History of Math book recommendations
Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:43 AM
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Norana, I am also interested in the history of math, but seem to pick it up piecemeal through articles on particular mathematicians.

I have a four volume set edited by Florian Cajori, which was put out many years ago. It has essays, often by prominent mathematicians.

There's a lot of material on Google Books that one can unearth. I have been particularly interested in the history of calculus. Not sure if I have been of much help, but it would be nice to have discussions on math history from time to time.



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