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Critics Corner

Reviews of books, websites, poster sets, movies, and other resources for learning and teaching the history 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 sourcebook of original materials in the history of mathematics from ancient times to the early twentieth century.
A description of this well-regarded website.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
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 new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.