Good quality, good price. 1991. … Without doubt, this is—and will long remain—a classic one- volume history of mathematics and mathematicians who create it." I studied Physics at University quite a while ago, and am conversant in what might be considered quite advanced maths, but haven't used it on a day to day basis for a long time. Find out about Lean Library here, If you have access to journal via a society or associations, read the instructions below. %. © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Includes bibliographical references and index. Much better than Darts on History of Mathematics. 1. This revised edition features up-to-date coverage of topics such as Fermat's Last Theorem and the Poincaré conjecture, in addition to recent advances in areas such as finite group theory and computer-aided proofs. It will take some time to read. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 17, 2018. Please try your request again later. A History of Mathematics, Third Edition Carl B. Boyer , Uta C. Merzbach The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematicsFor more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating history of humankind’s relationship with numbers, shapes, and patterns. A History of Mathematics, Carl B. Boyer. Please try again. Boyer was a professor of Mathematics at Brooklyn College and the author of several classic works on the history of mathematics. Login failed. If you have an individual subscription to this content, or if you have purchased this content through Pay Per Article within the past 24 hours, you can gain access by logging in with your username and password here: This site uses cookies. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 11, 2014, Bought for my grandson who is taking Maths & Further Maths A levels. From the Greeks to Gödel, the mathematics is brilliant; the cast of characters is distinguished; the ebb and flow of ideas is everywhere evident. Reviewed in the United States on December 2, 2014, A History Of Mathematics By Ta c. Merzbach and Carl B. Boyer – forward by Isaac Asimov. And the greeks! Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2015. And this seems to the mother load daddy of all Mathematics History books. 1III-ILEY INTERNATIONAL EDITION . Mathematics History. Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on download. I have read and accept the terms and conditions, View permissions information for this article, Click the button below for the full-text content, 24 hours online access to download content. Reviewed in the United States on August 25, 2017. read this book in college. To follow the discussion of their accomplishments, you need to draw out the diagram and play with them to undstand--but it is worth it. David Bolter, author of Turing's Man, "When we read a book like A History of Mathematics, we get the picture of a mounting structure, ever taller and broader and more beautiful and magnificent and with a foundation, moreover, that is as untainted and as functional now as it was when Thales worked out the first geometrical theorems nearly twenty-six centuries ago." read this book in college. —William Dunham, author of Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics, "Both readable and scholarly … a fine introduction to the topic." A History of Mathematics Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach. Lean Library can solve it. … Without doubt, this is―and will long remain―a classic one- volume history of mathematics and mathematicians who create it."