By Florian Cajori

A heritage of Mathematics
Florian Cajori, Historian of arithmetic (1859-1930)

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Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- Preface
- Books Of Reference
- Introduction
- Antiquity
- The Babylonians
- The Egyptians
- The Greeks
- The Romans
- center Ages
- The Hindoos
- The Arabs
- Europe in the course of the center Ages
- smooth Europe
- The Renaissance
- Vieta To Descartes
- Descartes To Newton
- Newton To Euler
- Euler, Lagrange, And Laplace
- contemporary Times
- man made Geometry
- Analytic Geometry
- Algebra
- Analysis
- conception Of Functions
- concept Of Numbers
- utilized Mathematics
- Index

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