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Intersection of history and mathematics

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Published by Birkhäuser-Verlag in Basel, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Sasaki Chikara, Sugiura Mitsuo, Joseph W. Dauben.
    SeriesScience networks historical studies ;, v. 15
    ContributionsSasaki, Chikara, 1947-, Sigiura, Mitsuo, 1928-, Dauben, Joseph Warren, 1944-, International Congress of Mathematicians (21st : 1990 : Kyoto, Japan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA21 .I58 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1090641M
    ISBN 103764350296, 0817650296
    LC Control Number94014867

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The Intersection of History and Mathematics (Science Networks. Historical Studies (15)) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by Sasaki Chikara (Editor), Sugiura Mitsuo (Editor), Joseph W.

Dauben (Editor) & 0 more. This provocative collection of papers evolved from a History of Mathematics Symposium organized in Tokyo in conjunction with the International Congress of Mathematics held in Kyoto, Japan.

The venue gave excellent cause to develop yet a further line of study rarely given its due in such anthologies: the mathematical traditions in the East.

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