National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
A history of mathematics / Carl B. Boyer ; revised by Uta C. Merzbach
Bib ID 2907268
Format BookBook
Author
Boyer, Carl B. (Carl Benjamin), 1906-
 
Online Versions
Related Online
Resources
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description New York : Wiley, c1989 
xviii, 762 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0471097632
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Origins.
  • Egypt.
  • Mesopotamia.
  • Ionia and the Pythagoreans.
  • The Heroic Age.
  • The Age of Plato and Aristotle.
  • Euclid of Alexandria.
  • Archimedes of Syracuse.
  • Apollonius of Perga.
  • Greek Trigonometry and Mensuration.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 713-723.

Subjects Mathematics - History.  |  Mathematics - history
Other authors/contributors Merzbach, Uta C., 1933-

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
YY 510.9 B791-2 Main Reading Room (Overseas Monograph Collection)

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.