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The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.

One hundred men besieged in a castle, have sufficient food to allow each one bread to the weight of 14 lot a day for ten months.

How Euler resolved the paradox first noted by Maclaurin that nine points should determine a curve of order three, yet two such curves can intersect in nine points

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.

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