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Critics Corner

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

A collection of biographies of sixty mathematicians from the eighteenth century to the twentieth.
A collection of articles dealing with mathematical models and objects and how they can be used in teaching.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations
A novel about Pythagoras and his followers
A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian 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.