**The History of Mathematics A Very Short Introduction by Jacqueline Stedall**

Title |
The History of Mathematics A Very Short Introduction |

Author |
Jacqueline Stedall |

Publisher |
Oxford University Press |

Release |
2012-02-23 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
123 |

ISBN |
0199599688 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.