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Critics Corner

Reviews of books, websites, poster sets, movies, and other resources for learning and teaching the history of mathematics.

A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.
A study of Victorian idealism and its relation to religion, as exemplified in the work of three 19th century British mathematicians.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.
A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.
A gallery of episodes from the history of calculus.
A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.