Publisher description for An introduction to the history of mathematics / Howard Eves ; with cultural connections by Jamie H. Eves.


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This classic best-seller by a well-known author introduces mathematics history to math and math education majors. Suggested essay topics and problem studies challenge students. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS sections explain the time and culture in which mathematics developed and evolved. Portraits of mathematicians and material on women in mathematics are of special interest.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mathematics -- History.