A Geometric Bibliography

Aaboe, Asger. Episodes from the Early History of Mathematics Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1964.

Aczel, Amir. Descartes' Secret Notebook, New York, Broadway Books, 2005.

Allman, George J. Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid New York, NY: Arno Press, 1976.

Bardi, Jason, The Fifth Postulate, Hoboken NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2009.

** Berggren, J.L. Episodes in the Mathematics of Medieval Islam New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1986.

Bonola, Roberto. Non-Euclidean Geometry: A Critical and Historical Study of Its Development Mineola, NY: Dover, 1955.

* Boyer, Carl B. History of Analytic Geometry Princeton Junction, NJ: Scholar's Bookshelf, 1988.

Coolidge, Julian L. A History of Geometrical Methods Mineola, NY: Dover, 1963.

* Coolidge, Julian L. A History of the Conic Sections and Quadric Surfaces Mineola, NY: Dover, 1968.

Cuomo, S. Ancient Mathematics, London, New York: Rutledge, 2001.

Dieudonne, Jean. History of Algebraic Geometry Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1985.

Dieudonne, Jean. A History of Algebraic and Differential Topology, 1900--1960 New York, NY: Birkhauser, 1989.

* Edwards, A.W.F. Pascal's Arithmetical Triangle New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1987.

* Eves, Howard W. Great Moments in Mathematics (Before 1650) Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1980.

Fowler, D. The Mathematics of Plato's Academy: A New Reconstruction, 2nd Ed., Oxford: Clarendon, 1999.

Gillings, Richard J. Mathematics in the Times of the Pharaohs Mineola, NY: Dover, 1982.

*** Heath, Thomas L. A History of Greek Mathematics, Mineola, NY: Dover, 1981. 2 Vols.

Joseph, George Ghevargese. The Crest of a Peacock: The Non-European Roots of Mathematics New York, NY: Penguin, 1990.

Klein, Felix. Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry Boston, MA: Ginn and Co, 1897.

Klein, Jacob. Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1968.

Knorr, Wilbur R. The Ancient Tradition of Geometric Problems New York, NY: Birkhauser, 1986.

** Li Yan and Du Shiran. Chinese Mathematics: A Concise History New York, NY: Clarendon Press, 1987.

Mikami, Yashio. The Development of Mathematics in China and Japan, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1974. Second Edition.

Mueller, Ian. Philosophy of Mathematics and Deductive Structure in Euclid's Elements Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981.

Neugebauer, O. A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1975. 3 Vols.

* Neugebauer, O. The Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1970. Second Edition.

* Rosenfeld, B.A. A History of Non-Euclidean Geometry: Evolution of the Concept of a Geometric Space New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1988.

* Swetz, Frank J. and Kao, T.I. Was Pythagoras Chinese? An Examination of Right Triangle Theory in Ancient China Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1977.

** Wilder, Raymond L. Evolution of Mathematical Concepts: An Elementary Study New York, NY: Halsted Press, 1973.

Zinner, Ernst. Regiomontanus: His Life and Work Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1990.

** van der Waerden, B.L. Science Awakening, Princeton Junction, NJ: Scholar's Bookshelf, 1988. 2 Vols.

van der Waerden, B.L. Geometry and Algebra in Ancient Civilizations New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1983.

Yaglom, I.M. Felix Klein and Sophus Lie: Evolution of the Idea of Symmetry in the Nineteenth Century New York, NY: Birkhauser, 1988.


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