A short account of the history of mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball

  • Publisher: Macmillan(New York), 1893

Book Parts

  1. PREFACE: Preface.Access to Book Part 
  2. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Table of Contents.Access to Book Part 
  3. ERRATA: Errata.Access to Book Part 
  4. CHAPTER: Chapter I. Egyptian and Phoenician Mathematics.Access to Book Part 
  5. CHAPTER: First Period. Mathematics under Greek Influence. Chapter II. The Ionian and Pythagorean Schools. 600 B.C. - 400 B.C.Access to Book Part 
  6. CHAPTER: Chapter III. The Schools of Athens and Cyzicus. 420 - 300 B.C.Access to Book Part 
  7. CHAPTER: Chapter IV. The First Alexandrian School. 300 - 30 B.C.Access to Book Part 
  8. CHAPTER: Chapter V. The Second Alexandrian School. 30 B.C. - 641 A.D.Access to Book Part 
  9. CHAPTER: Chapter VI. The Byzantine School. 641 - 1453.Access to Book Part 
  10. CHAPTER: Chapter VII. Systems of Numeration and Primitive Arithmetic.Access to Book Part 
  11. CHAPTER: Second Period. Mathematics of the Middle Ages and of the Renaissance. Chapter VIII. The Rise of Learning in Western Europe. 600 - 1200.Access to Book Part 
  12. CHAPTER: Chapter IX. The Mathematics of the Arabs.Access to Book Part 
  13. CHAPTER: Chapter X. Introduction of Arabian Works into Europe. 1150 - 1450.Access to Book Part 
  14. CHAPTER: Chapter XI. The Development of Arithmetic. 1300 - 1637.Access to Book Part 
  15. CHAPTER: XII. The Mathematics of the Renaissance. 1450 - 1637.Access to Book Part 
  16. CHAPTER: Chapter XIII. The Close of the Renaissance. 1586 - 1637.Access to Book Part 
  17. CHAPTER: Third Period. Modern Mathematics. Chapter XIV. Features of Modern Mathematics.Access to Book Part 
  18. CHAPTER: Chapter XV. History of Mathematics from Descartes to Huygens. 1635 - 1675.Access to Book Part 
  19. CHAPTER: Chapter XVI. The Life and Works of Newton.Access to Book Part 
  20. CHAPTER: Chapter XVII. Leibnitz and the Mathematicians of the First Half of the Eighteenth Century.Access to Book Part 
  21. CHAPTER: Chapter XVIII. Lagrange, Laplace, and their Contemporaries. 1740 - 1830.Access to Book Part 
  22. CHAPTER: Chapter XIX. Mathematics of Recent Times.Access to Book Part 
  23. INDEX: Index.Access to Book Part 
  24. REMARKS: Press Notices. Works by Mr. Ball.Access to Book Part 

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Ball, Walter William Rouse. A short account of the history of mathematics. New York: Macmillan, 1893. <http://eudml.org/doc/203920>.

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