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Critics Corner

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

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.
The work of ten scientists who thought deeply about patterns.
This a wonderfully written tour of aspects of classical geometry-- a must read for all geometry teachers.
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.
A sourcebook of original materials in the history of mathematics from ancient times to the early twentieth century.
A description of this well-regarded website.

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