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The Age of Genius: 1300 to 1800

Michael J. Bradley
Publisher: 
Chelsea House
Publication Date: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
162
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Pioneers in Mathematics
Price: 
29.95
ISBN: 
9780816054244
Category: 
General
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The Basic Library List Committee strongly recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

[Reviewed by
Amy Shell-Gellasch
, on
06/20/2007
]

[This is the second volume of a set of five entitled Pioneers of Mathematics; see the page for the first volume for a review that covers all five books. –Ed.]


 

Pioneers of Mathematics

 

The Birth of Mathematics: Ancient Times to 1300

  • Thales
  • Pythagoras
  • Euclid
  • Archimedes
  • Hypatia
  • Āryabhata I
  • Brahmagupta
  • al-Khwārizmī
  • Khayyam
  • Fibonacci

The Age of Genius: 1300 to 1800

  • al-Kashī
  • Viète
  • Napier
  • Fermat
  • Pascal
  • Newton
  • Leibniz
  • Euler
  • Agnesi
  • Banneker

The Foundations of Mathematics: 1800 to 1900

  • Germain
  • Gauss
  • Somerville
  • Abel
  • Galois
  • Lovelace
  • Nightingale
  • Cantor
  • Kovalevsky
  • Poincaré

Modern Mathematics: 1900 to 1950

  • Hilbert
  • Young
  • Sierpiński
  • Emmy Noether
  • Ramanujan
  • Wiener
  • von Neumann
  • Hopper Turing
  • Erdös

Mathematics Frontiers: 1950

  • Julia Robinson
  • Wilkins
  • Nash
  • Conway
  • Hawking
  • Yau
  • Chung
  • Wiles
  • Daubechies
  • Flannery

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