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Critics Corner

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

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.
This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.
This website contains a complete version of Euclid's Elements, with all the proofs.
Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.
An overly ambitious textbook on the history of mathematics.
A biography of Arthur Cayley, the outstanding mathematician of Victorian Britain.
Problems taken from Chinese sources
A collection of short pieces detailing how Euler solved a particular mathematics problem.