A Concise History of MathematicsBook - 1987
This compact, well-written history covers major mathematical ideas and techniques from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, surveying the works of Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "The author's ability as a first-class historian as well as an able mathematician has enabled him to produce a work which is unquestionably one of the best." -- Nature.
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1987.
Edition: 4th rev. ed.
Characteristics: xii, 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.