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The Fontana history of the mathematical sciences: the rainbow of mathematics / Ivor Grattan-Guinness.

Grattan-Guinness, I.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Series: Fontana history of science.Publisher: London : Fontana Press, 1997Description: 817 p. : il. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0006861792.Other title: Mathematical Sciences.Subject(s): Mathematics -- History | Matemáticas -- Historia
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Monografías 06. BIBLIOTECA HUMANIDADES
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Bibliografía: (p. [763]-788). - índices

1. Pre-viewing the rainbow -- 2. Invisible origins and ancient traditions -- 3. A quiet millennium: from the early Middle Ages into the European Renaissance -- 4. The age of trigonometry: Europe, 1540-1660 -- 5. The calculus and its consequences, 1660-1750 -- 6. Analysis and mechanics at centre stage, 1750-1800 -- 7. Institutions and the profession after the French Revolution -- 8. Mathematical analysis and geometries, 1800-1860 -- 9. The expanding world of algebras, 1800-1860 -- 10. Mechanics and mathematical physics, 1800-1860 -- 11. International mathematics, but the rise of Germany -- 12. The rise of set theory: mathematical analysis, 1860-1900 -- 13. Algebras and geometries: their relations and axioms, 1860-1900 -- 14. An era of stability: mechanics, 1860-1900 -- 15. An era of media: mathematical physics, 1860-1900 -- 16. The new century, to the Great War and beyond -- 17. Re-viewing the rainbow.

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