Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday

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

Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday

Posters illustrating mathematics concepts in such places as China, Japan, India, and the Americas.

A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.

A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.

A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.

Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.

An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Where does pi come from? Why should we be interested in negative numbers, or square roots of negative numbers? How did people ever figure out the quadratic formula? A truly wonderful reference for teachers at all levels.