Table of contents for The story of mathematics / Richard Mankiewicz ; [foreword by Ian Stewart].


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foreword by Ian stewart
preface
year zero
watchers of the skies
the pythagorean theorem
the elements
ten computational canons
mathematical sutras
the house of wisdom
the liberal arts
the renaissance perspective
mathematics for the common wealth
the marriage of algebra and geometry
the clockwork universe



mathematics in motion
oceans and stars
the quintic
new geometries
dialects of algebra
fields of action
catching infinity
of dice and genes
war games
mathematics and modern art
machine codes
chaos and compleHity
acknowledgements a select bibliography
index








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematics History