Taming the Infinite
The Story of MathematicsBook - 2009
From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart explains each major development - from the first number systems to chaos theory - and considers how each affected society and changed everyday life forever.
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2009, c2008
Edition: Pbk. ed
Characteristics: 384 p. : ill. ; 20 cm