The Calculus Gallery

The Calculus Gallery

Masterpieces From Newton to Lebesgue

Book - 2005
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From Euler to Eisenstein
mathematicians. Dunham has described mathematical developments in an engaging style rarely found in literature of this kind."--Annette Imhausen, Trinity Hall, Cambridge "A welcome addition to the literature. The idea of presenting a 'museum of mathematics' is new. It allows the author to present a nonstandard selection of theorems, so that even mathematicians with a strong historical background will learn a few things."--Franz Lemmermeyer, Bilkent University, author of Reciprocity Laws:
"This is an excellent book--an amazing mathematical page-turner. William Dunham has done the seemingly impossible: he has taken some difficult, advanced mathematics and, without sacrificing the technical details, written a lively, readable book about it."--Barry Cipra, author of Misteaks . . . and How to Find Them Before the Teacher Does "Pedagogically excellent and extremely well written, The Calculus Gallery bridges the gap between general histories and detailed studies of individual
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005
ISBN: 0691095655 (acid-free paper)
Branch Call Number: 515 DUN
Characteristics: xiii, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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