A curious history of mathematics : the big ideas from primitive numbers to chaos theory / Joel Levy.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch,
ISBN: 9780233004877 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2013.
Telling the story of mathematics from a historical perspective, this text shows how mathematical science advanced through the discoveries of the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks, the great scholars of medieval Europe, the Renaissance and the birth of the scientific revolution.
Series: Amazing science
191 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm.
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