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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics (original 2008; edition 2009)
by Ian Stewart (Author)
Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics by Ian Stewart (2008)
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From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, he explains each major development - from the first number systems to chaos theory - and considers how each affected society and changed everyday life forever.
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