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The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam

A Sourcebook

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History & Philosophy,
  • History of Science and Medicine, Philosophy of Science,
  • Mathematics / Advanced,
  • Reference Works and Anthologies,
  • Applied,
  • History,
  • Mathematics, Ancient,
  • Sources

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    ContributionsAnnette Imhausen (Contributor), Eleanor Robson (Contributor), Joseph W. Dauben (Contributor), Kim Plofker (Contributor), J. Lennart Berggren (Contributor), Victor J. Katz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages712
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758665M
    ISBN 100691114854
    ISBN 109780691114859

    He is the editor of The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India and Islam: A Sourcebook (). He has edited or co-edited two recent books dealing with this subject, Learn from the Masters () and Using History to Teach Mathematics ().Format: On-line Supplement. "After having studied mathematics, history of mathematics and Egyptology, I am working on the history of pre-Greek mathematics, specifically contexts, techniques and transmission of ancient Egyptian mathematics from the invention of writing (around /5(5).

    A book The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook will make you to be smarter. You can feel considerably more confidence if you can know about anything. But some of you think that will open or reading a book make you bored. Addressing a critical gap in the mathematics literature in English, this book is an essential resource for those with at least an undergraduate degree in mathematics who want to learn about non-Western mathematical developments and how they helped shape and enrich world , Victor J. is the author of 'Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India .

    The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook, Princeton University Press. ISBN A Source Book. Volume 3: Ancient Egyptian Mathematics. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society Ancient Egypt, Mathematics, Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, Scribe, Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt Read More. Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook (edited by Victor Katz), on the history of mathematics of the named cul-tures, published in My debt to this book will become evident from the references and acknowledgments that follow. The readership of this book in the past has included mainly teachersFile Size: 2MB.


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"The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam is a wonderful collection, for which Victor Katz is to be commended.

This book is a one-stop source China numerous original mathematical texts in translation. I cannot overemphasize how wonderful it is to have this large, exquisite selection of mathematical texts together in /5(5).

The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam is a wonderful collection, for which Victor Katz is to be commended. This book is a one-stop source for numerous original mathematical texts in translation.5/5(2). The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam gives English readers a firsthand understanding and appreciation of these cultures' important contributions to world mathematics.

The five section authors--Annette Imhausen (Egypt), Eleanor Robson (Mesopotamia), Joseph Dauben (China), Kim Plofker (India), and J. Lennart Berggren 3/5(1).

The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam gives English readers a firsthand understanding and appreciation of these cultures' important contributions to world mathematics.

The five section authors--Annette Imhausen (Egypt), Eleanor Robson (Mesopotamia), Joseph Dauben (China), Kim Plofker (India), and J. Lennart Berggren 4/5(7). The book is also an indispensable guide for mathematics teachers who want to use non-Western mathematical ideas in the classroom."--L'Enseignement And Islam book "The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam is a wonderful collection, for which Victor Katz is to be commended/5(12).

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The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam gives English readers a firsthand understanding and appreciation of these cultures' important contributions to world mathematics.

The five section authors - Annette Imhausen (Egypt), Eleanor Robson (Mesopotamia), Joseph Dauben (China), Kim Plofker (India), and J. Lennart Berggren. The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook (Book) ISBN.

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Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam gives English readers a firsthand understanding and appreciation of these cultures' important contributions to world mathematics.

The five section authors--Annette Imhausen (Egypt), Eleanor Robson (Mesopotamia), Joseph Dauben (China), Kim Plofker (India), and J. Lennart Berggren. Mathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, was built on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhata, Brahmagupta).Important progress was made, such as the full development of the decimal place-value system to include decimal fractions, the first systematised study of algebra (named for.

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The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center.The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Source J. Katz, Editor,xiv + pp, illustrations, tables, $ hardcover. Each chapter is devoted to one region and presented by a well-known scholar — Annette Imhausen for Egypt, Eleanor Robson for Mesopotamia, Joseph Dauben for China, Kim Plofker for India and J Author: George Gheverghese Joseph.