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Critics Corner

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

Review of a book that suggests that the accepted historical chronology is fundamentally flawed.
Howard Eves' sixth edition is still worth considering for a textbook.
A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.
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 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.