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Jacqueline Stedall has uncovered the numerous algebraic ideas of Thomas Harriot from the early 17th century and has organized them into a readable treatise.

Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.
This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

A collection of short biographical sketches of people involved in the development of calculus, as well as brief descriptions of important events in that development.

These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.

A new edition of a brief history text, arranged topically rather than chronologically.

Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
This will be the fifth meeting of this kind, which brings together mathematics educators and researchers to share their teaching ideas and classroom experience in teaching mathematics based on historical, epistemological and cultural approaches.
Page from the table of contents of Robert Recorde's The Grounde of Artes (1543) in which is outlined the first dialogue. This dialogue deals with some of the elements of arithmetic, including the basic operations and the use of the rule of three (or the Golden rule).