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Pantas’ Cabinet of Mathematical Wonders: Images and the History of Mathematics – References

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)


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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Pantas’ Cabinet of Mathematical Wonders: Images and the History of Mathematics – References," Convergence (May 2015), DOI:10.4169/convergence20150502