By Umberto Bottazini, Amy Dahan Dalmedico
This booklet makes a speciality of the various significant advancements within the heritage of latest (19th and twentieth century) arithmetic as noticeable within the broader context of the advance of technology and tradition. warding off technicalities, it screens the breadth of contrasting pictures of arithmetic favoured via diverse international locations, colleges and historic pursuits, exhibiting how the perception and perform of arithmetic replaced over the years reckoning on the cultural and nationwide context. hence it offers an unique viewpoint for embracing the richness and diversity inherent within the improvement of arithmetic. cognizance is paid to the interplay of arithmetic with topics whose right remedy were missed by way of the normal historiography of the self-discipline, resembling the connection among arithmetic, facts and medication.
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Changing Images in Mathematics: From the French Revolution to the New Millennium by Umberto Bottazini, Amy Dahan Dalmedico