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

A new edition of a brief history text, arranged topically rather than chronologically.
A biography of the geometer Donald Coxeter.
A compilation of ethnomathematical ideas from around the world.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.
A biography of the 18th century author of an early calculus text, with some translations from the text.
Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.
A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
Author Keith Devlin argues that the impact of the Pisan merchant and his Arabic numbers on medieval Europe was even greater than previously thought.

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