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Critics Corner

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

Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.
An overly ambitious textbook on the history of mathematics.
A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
A small selection of Euler's works, explained by a master expositor.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.
Whimsical posters of fifteen mathematicians with brief biographies.
A history of the various algebraic structures that came together to give us "abstract algebra" by early in the twentieth century.
A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.
A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.

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