Book ID: CBB000641585

Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra (2006)

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Derbyshire, John (Author)


Joseph Henry Press


Publication Date: 2006
Physical Details: viii + 374 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

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Review Katz, Victor (2006) Review of "Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra". Science (p. 1473). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Gray, Jeremy
Haffner, Emmylou
Rommevaux-Tani, Sabine
Weber, Heinrich
Wall, G. E.
Viader, Pelegrí
Journals
Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Publishers
Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin
Springer-Verlag
Birkhäuser
American Mathematical Society
Concepts
Algebraic geometry
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Number theory; number concept
Biographies
People
Grothendieck, Alexandre
Descartes, René
Castelnuovo, Guido
Abel, Niels Henrik
Pappus of Alexandria
Fermat, Pierre de
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
17th century
20th century, late
20th century
Renaissance
Places
Italy
Baghdad (Iraq)
Ukraine
Spain
Russia
France
Institutions
University of Chicago
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