A History of Chinese Mathematics

A History of Chinese Mathematics

by Jean-Claude Martzloff
     
 

For the English language edition, this completely unique book of J.C. Martzloff has been fully revised and updated. It includes many new recent insights and illustrations, a new appendix on Chinese primary sources and a guide to the bibliography. See more details below

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For the English language edition, this completely unique book of J.C. Martzloff has been fully revised and updated. It includes many new recent insights and illustrations, a new appendix on Chinese primary sources and a guide to the bibliography.

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"...a truly scholarly and balanced exposition..."-Zentralblatt für Mathematik "...crammed with insights, cautionary tales and a great deal of information about current research... will surely become a standard reference for students, teachers and researchers alike" -Annals of Science

"Martzloff, together with Karine Chemla and Catherine Jami, is part of a French research group on the history of Chinese mathematics. Together, they have made substantial contributions to the field. In particular, they have brought to the field a more sophisticated and reflective attitude towards the writing of history. … Martzloff remains the best introduction to the subject and his ‘Bibliographical Orientation’ at the end should open up a huge world of texts and historical studies for anyone who wants to go further." (Fernando Q. Gouvêa, MathDL – Online, October, 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540547495
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
485
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.98(d)

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