By Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach, Isaac Asimov

Boyer and Merzbach distill hundreds of thousands of years of arithmetic into this interesting chronicle. From the Greeks to Godel, the math is marvelous; the forged of characters is amazing; the ebb and movement of rules is all over the place obvious. And, whereas tracing the improvement of ecu arithmetic, the authors don't fail to remember the contributions of chinese language, Indian, and Arabic civilizations. surely, this is—and will lengthy remain—a vintage one-volume heritage of arithmetic and mathematicians who create it.

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