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

A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.
A new history of mathematics text which asks lots of questions about the history and the mathematics.
A general mathematics website with much information on the history of mathematics.
Thumbnail sketches of statisticians throughout history.
An introduction to the prime numbers in many of their aspects.
A history of the concept of zero from as far back as the Babylonian period, with philosophical excursions into the meaning of "nothing".
The two final volumes of the MAA tercentenary series on Euler present numerous papers on various aspects of Euler's life and work.
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.