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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 32.81
Kaum jemals wird tin Werk eines Historikers einen so starken Reiz tiben und so tiefe Einblicke in das Wesen der Geschichte offnen wie Gedanken und Erinnerungen eines groBen Staatsmannes, welcher selbst ein langes Leben hindurch an fUhrender Stelle in die Geschicke der Welt eingegriffen hat und eine tiberlegene geistige Per sonlichkeit mit der Kraft... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 13.99
The abacus is as useful and effecient a machine today as it was when it was first created centures ago. Whether you're an expert in the latest computer technology or you're mastering arithmetic and word problems for the first time, it won't take long to learn the basics (and even the not-so-basics) of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 13.71
"Steve Baker puts his finger on perhaps the most important cultural trend today: the explosion of data about every aspect of our world and the rise of applied math gurus who know how to use it." --Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine (Wired Magazine ) An urgent look at how a global math elite is predicting and altering our behavior... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 105.56
Honoring the career of the mathematics historian J.L. Berggren, this book surveys scholarship in the mathematical sciences in ancient Greece and medieval Islam. Also included are studies by eminent scholars of the ancient and medieval mathematical sciences. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 31.62
"Higher mathematics" once pointed towards the involvement of infinity. This we label analysis. The ancient Greeks had helped it to a first high point when they mastered the infinite. The book traces the history of analysis along the risky route of serial procedures through antiquity. It took quite long for this type of mathematics to revive... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 10.99
Mathematics often gets a bad press. Describing someone as 'calculating' or 'rational' is hardly as flattering as being labelled 'artistic' or 'creative' and mathematicians in movies or novels are often portrayed as social misfits who rarely get the guy or girl. No wonder some folks say 'oh I don't care for mathematics, I was never any good at it'... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 48.99
Combinatorics is the branch of discrete mathematics that studies (and counts) permutations, combinations, and arrangements of sets of elements. This book constitutes the first book-length survey of the history of combinatorics and uniquely assembles research in the area that would otherwise be inaccessible to the general reader. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.95
Volume 1 of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and features every landmark innovation and every important figure, including Euclid, Apollonius, Archimedes, and others. more...