Mathematics in Civilization

Mathematics in Civilization

by H.L. L. Resnikoff, R. O. Wells
     
 


This lucid presentation examines how mathematics shaped and was shaped by the course of human events. Authors Resnikoff and Wells explore the growth, development and far-reaching applications of trigonometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, post-Renaissance and modern times. Preface. Index. Bibliography. 203…  See more details below

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This lucid presentation examines how mathematics shaped and was shaped by the course of human events. Authors Resnikoff and Wells explore the growth, development and far-reaching applications of trigonometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, post-Renaissance and modern times. Preface. Index. Bibliography. 203 black-and-white figures. 7 tables. 14 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486246741
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Series:
Popular Science Series
Edition description:
Enl. and corr. ed.]
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.77(d)

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