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A History of the Calculus

Essay giving a brief overview of the history of calculus from ancient Greeks to Cauchy, with dozens of links to biographies of the mathematicians involved, including Archimedes, Newton and Leibniz, Jakob and Johann Bernoulli, and l'Hospital references.
Identifier: 
http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/HistTopics/The_rise_of_calculus.html
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Creator(s): 
J. J. O'Connor and E. F. Robertson
Cataloger: 
Janet Beery
Publisher: 
MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
Rights: 
St. Andrews University, Scotland
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