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  • Math Makers

  • The Lives and Works of 50 Famous Mathematicians
  • Mathematics today is the fruit of centuries of brilliant insights by men and women whose personalities and life experiences were often as extraordinary as their mathematical achievements. This entertaining history of mathematics chronicles those achievements through fifty short biographies that bring these great thinkers to life while making their ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781633885202 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: PROMETHEUS
  • Price:
    AUD $43.99
  • Stock: 14 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/06/2020
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  • Categories: History of mathematics [PBX]
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  • Imagined Civilizations:

  • China, the West, and Their First Encounter
  • Accounts of the seventeenth-century Jesuit Mission to China have often celebrated it as the great encounter of two civilizations. The Jesuits portrayed themselves as wise men from the West who used mathematics and science in service of their mission. Chinese literati-official Xu Guangqi (1562-1633), who collaborated with the Italian Jesuit Matteo ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781421406060 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Price:
    AUD $114.00
  • Stock: 1 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/10/2013
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  • Categories: History of mathematics [PBX]
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  • Numbers

  • Their Tales, Types, and Treasures
  • Did you grow up thinking math is boring? It's time to reconsider. This book will teach you everything you ever wondered about numbers--and more. How and why did human beings first start using numbers at the dawn of history? Would numbers exist if we Homo sapiens weren't around to discover them? What's so special about weird numbers like pi and the ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781633880306 (Paperback)
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: PROMETHEUS
  • Price:
    AUD $33.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/10/2015
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  • Siddhantasundara of Jnanaraja:

  • An English Translation with Commentary
  • A treasure for anyone interested in early modern India and the history of mathematics, this first English translation of the Siddhantasundara reveals the fascinating work of the scholar-astronomer Jñanaraja (circa 1500 C.E.). Toke Lindegaard Knudsen begins with an introduction to the traditions of ancient Hindu astronomy and describes what is ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781421414423 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Price:
    AUD $176.00
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/12/2014
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  • Mathematics and the Real World

  • The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
  • In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math. Artstein chronicles the discovery of important mathematical connections between mathematics and the real world from ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781616140915 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: PROMETHEUS
  • Price:
    AUD $45.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/11/2014
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  • Origins of Mathematical Words:

  • A Comprehensive Dictionary of Latin, Greek, and Arabic Roots
  • Do you ever wonder about the origins of mathematical terms such as ergodic, biholomorphic, and strophoid? Here Anthony Lo Bello explains the roots of these and better-known words like asymmetric, gradient, and average. He provides Greek, Latin, and Arabic text in its original form to enhance each explanation. This sophisticated, one-of-a-kind ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781421410982 (Paperback)
  • Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Price:
    AUD $102.00
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 13/02/2014
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