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Images from <em>De revolutionibus,</em> the book of Nicolaus Copernicus in which he presented his heliocentric theory, arguing that the planets, including the Earth, rotated about the Sun

Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

Our reviewer finds this collection of translations of Babylonian mathematical tablets to be both fascinating and accessible.

The first arithmetic book published in England was a 1522 Latin text by Cuthbert Tunstall.

A general formed his men into a square, that is, an equal number in rank and file, and he found that he had an excess of 59 men.
The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.
A biography of Gauss designed for high school students.
The sum of two numbers is 10 and their product is 40. What are the numbers?
The 2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006, have many sessions in the history of mathematics and their use in teaching.

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