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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.
Problems taken from Chinese sources
A collection of short pieces detailing how Euler solved a particular mathematics problem.
A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.
A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.