Loading... ## The Rainbow of Mathematics: A History of the Mathematical Sciences (edition 2000)## by Ivor Grattan-Guinness
## Work detailsThe Rainbow of Mathematics: A History of the Mathematical Sciences by Ivor Grattan-Guinness
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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. No current Talk conversations about this book. Lengthwise, 800 pages. Subjectwise, covers (the history of) most of the main branches of math. Difficultywise, not hard reading but technical clarity could be better. Placewise, more than 80% Europe. Timewise, more than 50% 1800s, with nothing after "the Great War." no reviews | add a review
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From zero to infinity, mathematics has always been more about thoughts than thinkers. Professor Ivor Grattan-Guinness has chosen to focus on concepts, rather than the geniuses who first articulated them, in |
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