Some References for History of Math

| Surveys | Source Books | Classic Works | Ancient & Medieval | Modern |
| Numbers | Algebra | Calculus & Analysis | Geometry | Probability & Statistics | Computers |
| Collected Works | Research Aids | Journals | Some Articles |

History: Surveys

Bell, Eric T. Development of Mathematics, New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1945. Second Edition.

*** Boyer, Carl B. and Merzbach, Uta C. A History of Mathematics, New York, NY: John Wiley, 1968, 1991. Second Edition.

* Burton, David M. The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Dubuque, IA: William C. Brown, 1991. Second Edition.

* Cajori, Florian. A History of Mathematics, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1980, 1991. Fifth Edition.

** Cajori, Florian. A History of Mathematical Notations Peru, IL: Open Court, 1974.

Cooke, Roger, The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course, Wiley-Interscience, 1997.

Coolidge, Julian L. The Mathematics of Great Amateurs, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1949, 1990. Second Edition.

Dedron, P. and Itard, J. Mathematics and Mathematicians, London: Transworld, 1973. 2 Vols.

Dieudonne, Jean. Abrege d'histoire des Mathematiques, 1700--1900, Paris: Hermann, 1978. 2 Vols.

*** Eves, Howard W. An Introduction to the History of Mathematics with Cultural Connections, Philadelphia, PA: Saunders College, 1990. Sixth Edition.

Eves, Howard, Great Moments in Mathematics (after 1650), Washington: Mathematical Association of America, 1981

Eves, Howard, Great Moments in Mathematics (before 1650), Washington: Mathematical Association of America, 1980

*** Fauvel, John and Gray, Jeremy, eds. The History of Mathematics: A Reader London: Macmillan Press and Open University, 1987.

Grattan-Guinness, I., Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences, London and New York: Routledge, 1994

Hollingdale, Stuart. Makers of Mathematics New York, NY: Penguin, 1989.

Katz, Victor, A History of Mathematics: An Introduction, second edition,   Addison-Wesley, 1998

*** Kline, Morris. Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1972.

*** Kline, Morris. Mathematics in Western Culture New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1953, 1971.

** Kramer, Edna E. The Nature and Growth of Modern Mathematics Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982.

Morgan, Bryan. Men and Discoveries in Mathematics Central Islip, NY: Transatlantic Arts, 1972.

Phillips, Esther R., ed. Studies in the History of Mathematics Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1987.

Rowe, David E. and McCleary, John, eds. The History of Modern Mathematics, New York, NY: Academic Press, 1989. 2 Vols.

* Smith, David Eugene. History of Mathematics, Mineola, NY: Dover, 1958. 2 Vols.

* Stillwell, John. Mathematics and Its History New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1989.

*** Struik, Dirk Jan. A Concise History of Mathematics, Mineola, NY: Dover, 1987. Fourth Revised Edition.

Temple, George. 100 Years of Mathematics: A Personal Viewpoint New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1981.

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History: Source Books

Berrgren, Lennart, Borwein, Jonathan, and Borwein, Peter, Pi: A Source Book, Springer, 1997

** Birkhoff, Garrett, ed. A Source Book in Classical Analysis Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973.

* Calinger, Ronald, ed. Classics of Mathematics Oak Park, IL: Moore, 1982.

Cohen, M. R. and I. E. Drabkin, A Source Book in Greek Science, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1948

Datta, Bibhutibhusan and Singh, Avadhesh Narayan, History of Hindu Mathematics: a source book, Bombay, New York: Asia Publishing House, 1962.

Grant, Edward, ed. A Source Book in Medieval Science Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974.

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, ed., Great Books of the Western World, Chicago: Encyclopedia Brittanica, Inc., 1952

Newman, James R., ed. The World of Mathematics, 4 vols., New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956

** Smith, David Eugene. A Source Book in Mathematics Mineola, NY: Dover, 1959.

** Struik, Dirk Jan, ed. A Source Book in Mathematics, 1200--1800 Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986.

* Van Heijenoort, Jean, ed. From Frege to Godel: A Source Book in Mathematical Logic, 1879--1931 Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967.

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History: Classic Works

Archimedes, Geometrical Solutons Derived from Mechanics, trans. by Dr. J. L. Heiberg, Lasalle, IL: The Open Court Publishing Company

Berndt, Bruce C. Ramanujan's Notebooks, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1985--91. Parts I-III.

* Boole, George. Treatise on the Calculus of Finite Differences, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1958. Fifth Edition.

* Cardano, Girolamo. The Great Art or the Rules of Algebra Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1968.

* Chace, Arnold B. The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1979.

Chrystal, George. Textbook of Algebra, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1964. 2 Vols., Seventh Edition.

Condorcet. M., Essai sur l'application de l'analyse a la probabilite des decisions rendues a la pluralite des voix, Chelsea Publishing Company, 1974

Darboux, G., Theorie Generale des Surfaces, Chelsea Publishing Comapny, 1974

De Moivre, Abraham. The Doctrine of Chances or a Method of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1967. Third Edition.

** Dedekind, Richard. Essays on the Theory of Numbers Mineola, NY: Dover, 1963.

Dee, John. The Mathematicall Praeface to the Elements of Geometrie of Euclid of Megara (1570) New York, NY: Science History, 1975.

Descartes, Rene, The Geometry, trans. by David Eugene Smith and Marcia L. Latham, New York: Dover Publications, 1954

** Dijksterhuis, E.J. Archimedes Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987.

* Euler, Leonhard. Introduction to Analysis of the Infinite, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1988, 1990. 2 Vols.

* Euler, Leonhard. Elements of Algebra New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1984.

Federico, P.J. Descartes on Polyhedra: A Study of the De Solidorum Elementis New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1982.

Flegg, H. Graham; Hay, Cynthia; and Moss, Barbara, eds. Nicolas Chuquet: Renaissance Mathematician Norwell, MA: D. Reidel, 1985.

* Galilei, Galileo. Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences Mineola, NY: Dover, 1954.

Galilei, Galileo, Discourses on Two Chief Systems, ed. by Giorgio de Santillana, U. of Chicago Press, 1953

* Gauss, Carl Friedrich. Disquisitiones Arithmeticae, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1986. English Edition.

Gauss, C. F., General Investigations of Curved Surfaces, trans. by A. Hiltebeitel and J. Morehead, New York: Raven Press, 1965

Grassman, Hermann, A New Branch of Mathematics: The Ausdehnungslehre of 1844 and Other Works}, Peru, IL: Open Court Publishing Company, 1994

Hardy, G.H. Ramanujan: Twelve lectures on subjects suggested by his life and work, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1960, 1968. Third Edition

Halsted, George B., ed. Girolamo Saccheri's Euclides Vindicatus New York, NY: Chelsea, 1986.

* Heath, Thomas L. Diophantus of Alexandria Mineola, NY: Dover, 1964.

* Heath, Thomas L. Apollonius of Perga Cambridge: W. Haffer, 1986.

Heath, Thomas L. Aristarchus of Samos: The Ancient Copernicus Mineola, NY: Dover, 1981.

*** Heath, Thomas L. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, Mineola, NY: Dover, 1956. 3 Vols.

** Heath, Thomas L., ed. The Works of Archimedes Mineola, NY: Dover, 1953, 1964.

Hilbert, David, The Foundations of Geometry, trans. by Leo Unger, Lasalle, IL: Open Court Publishing Company, 1971

Hughes, Barnabas, ed. Jordanus de Nemore: De numeris datis Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981.

Kwarizmi, Mohammed ben Musa al-, The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa, trans. and ed. by F. Rosen, John Murray, 1931

Lam, Lay Yong. A Critical Study of the Yang Hui Suan Fa: A Thirteenth-century Chinese Mathematical Treatise Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1977.

Labban, Kushyar Ibn, Principles of Hindu Reckoning (Kitab Fi Usul Hisab al-Hind), trans. by Martin Levy and Marvin Petruck, Madison: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1965

Libbrecht, Ulrich, Chinese Mathematics in the Thirteenth Century. The Shu-shu chiu-chang of Ch'in Chiu-shao, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1973

Lebesque, H., Lecons sur l'integration, Chelsea Publishing Company, 1974

Lie, M. Sophus, Theorie der Transformationsgruppen, 3 vols., Leipzig, 1888--1893

Mohr, Georg. Compendium Euclidis Curiosi: Or Geometrical Operations Copenhagen: Georg Mohr Foundation, 1982.

Muller, Johannes. Regiomontanus: On Triangles Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967.

Napier, John. Rabdology Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.

Napier, John, A Description of the Admirable Table of Logarithms, New York: DeCapo Press, 1969 (reprint of 1616 edition)

Newton, Isaac, The Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series with its Application to the Geometry of Curve-lines, with appendices by John Colson, London: Henry Woodfall, 1736, reissued at Ann Arbor, MI: Zerox University Microfilms, 1975

*** Newton, Isaac. Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1934.

Peacock, George,  Treatise on Algebra, 2 vols., New York: Scripta Mathematica, 1940

Peirce, Charles S., The New Elements of Mathematics, ed. by Carolyn Eisele, The Hague: Mouton

Pisano, Leonardo (Fibonacci), The Book of Squares, annotated translation by L. E. Sigler, Academic Press, 1987

Proclus, Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements, trans. by G. R. Morrow, Princeton University Press, 1970

Ptolemaeus, Claudius, The Almagest, trans. by R. Catesby Taliaferro, in Hutchins, Robert Maynard, ed., Great Books of the Western World, vol. 11 Chicago: Encyclopedia Brittanica, Inc., 1952

Ptolemaeus, Claudius, Ptolemy's Catalogue of Stars; a Revision of the Almagest, edited by C. H. F. Peters and E. B. Knobel, Washington, D. C.: Carneige Institution, 1915

* Ramanujan, Srinivasa. Collected Papers New York, NY: Chelsea, 1962.

* Robins, Gay and Shute, Charles. The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus: An Ancient Egyptian Text London: British Museum, 1987.

Record, Robert, The Grounde of Artes, New York: De Capo Press, 1969

Record, Robert, The Whetstone of Witte, New York: De Capo Press, 1969

Russell, Bertrand, The Principles of Mathematics

Saidan, A.S. The Arithmetic of Al-Uqlidisi Norwell, MA: D. Reidel, 1978.

Salignacus, Bernardus,  The Principles of Arithemeticke, Amsterdam: DeCapo Press, 1969

Seriano, Jacques, The Arabic Text of Books IV to VII of Diophantus' Arithmetica in the Translation of Qusta ibn Luqa, Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1975

* Sigler, L.E. Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci: The Book of Squares New York, NY: Academic Press, 1987.

* Smith, David Eugene and Latham, Marcia L. The Geometry of Rene Descartes Mineola, NY: Dover, 1954.

Swerdlow, N.M. and Neugebauer, O. Mathematical Astronomy in Copernicus's De Revolutionibus New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1984.

* Swetz, Frank J. Capitalism and Arithmetic: The New Math of the 15th Century, La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1987. incl. Treviso Arithmetic (1487).

Tapp, John, The Path-way to Knowlege London, 1613, reissued in Amsterdam: DeCapo Press, 1968

* Toomer, G.J. Ptolemy's Almagest New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1984.

Viete, Fran cois. The Analytic Art Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1983.

Whiteside, D.T., ed. The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1967--81. 8 Vols.

Young, William H. and Young, Grace Chisholm. The Theory of Sets of Points, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1972. Second Edition.

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History: Ancient and Medieval

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

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

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

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

* 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, 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.

* 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.

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History: Modern

Albers, Donald J.; Alexanderson, Gerald L.; and Reid, Constance. International Mathematical Congresses: An Illustrated History, 1893--1986 New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1987.

Dauben, Joseph W., ed. Mathematical Perspectives: Essays on Mathematics and Its Historical Development New York, NY: Academic Press, 1981.

** Duren, Peter; Askey, Richard A.; and Merzbach, Uta C., eds. A Century of Mathematics in America, Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1988--1989. 3 Vols.

* Eves, Howard W. Great Moments in Mathematics (After 1650) Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1981.

Halmos, Paul R. I Have A Photographic Memory Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1987.

Polya, George. The Polya Picture Album New York, NY: Birkhauser, 1987.

Tarwater, J. Dalton, et al., eds. American Mathematical Heritage: Algebra and Applied Mathematics Lubbock, TX: Texas Technical University Press, 1981.

Tarwater, J. Dalton; White, John T.; and Miller, John D., eds. Men and Institutions in American Mathematics Lubbock, TX: Texas Technical University Press, 1976.

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History: Numbers

* Beckmann, Petr. A History of $i$(pi), Boulder, CO: Golem Press, 1970, 1974. Third Edition.

Crossley, J.N. The Emergence of Number Teaneck, NJ: World Scientific, 1987.

Crump, Thomas. The Anthropology of Numbers New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

*** Dickson, Leonard E. History of the Theory of Numbers, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1952, 1971. 3 Vols.

Flegg, H. Graham, ed. Numbers Through the Ages New York, NY: Macmillan, 1989.

* Ifrah, Georges. From One to Zero: A Universal History of Numbers New York, NY: Viking Press, 1985.

Karpinski, Louis C. The History of Arithmetic New York, NY: Russell and Russell, 1965.

* Menninger, Karl. Number Words and Number Symbols: A Cultural History of Numbers Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.

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History: Algebra

Chandler, Bruce and Magnus, Wilhelm. The History of Combinatorial Group Theory: A Case Study in the History of Ideas New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1982.

Novy, Lubo s. Origins of Modern Algebra Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 1973.

* Wussing, Hans. The Genesis of the Abstract Group Concept Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984.

** van der Waerden, B.L. A History of Algebra: From al-Khwarizmi to Emmy Noether New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1985.

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History: Calculus and Analysis

Arnold, V.I. Huygens and Barrow, Newton and Hooke New York, NY: Birkhauser, 1990.

* Baron, Margaret E. The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus Mineola, NY: Dover, 1987.

* Bottazzini, Umberto. The Higher Calculus: A History of Real and Complex Analysis from Euler to Weierstrass New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1986.

** Boyer, Carl B. The History of Calculus and Its Conceptual Development Mineola, NY: Dover, 1959.

Crowe, Michael J. A History of Vector Analysis: The Evolution of the Idea of a Vectorial System Mineola, NY: Dover, 1985.

Dieudonne, Jean. History of Functional Analysis New York, NY: Elsevier Science, 1981.

** Edwards, C.H., Jr. The Historical Development of the Calculus New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1979.

Engelsman, Steven B. Families of Curves and the Origins of Partial Differentiation New York, NY: Elsevier Science, 1984.

Goldstine, Herman H. A History of Numerical Analysis from the 16th Through the 19th Century New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1977.

Goldstine, Herman H. A History of the Calculus of Variations from the 17th Through the 19th Century New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1980.

** Grabiner, Judith V. The Origins of Cauchy's Rigorous Calculus Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981.

* Grattan-Guinness, I., ed. From the Calculus to Set Theory, 1630--1910: An Introductory History London: Gerald Duckworth, 1980.

Guicciardini, Niccolo. The Development of Newtonian Calculus in Britain, 1700--1800 New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Hall, A. Rupert. Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

* Hawkins, Thomas. Lebesgue's Theory of Integration: Its Origins and Development, New York, NY: Chelsea, 1975. Second Edition.

Lebesgue, Henri. Measure and the Integral San Francisco, CA: Holden-Day, 1966.

Manheim, Jerome H. The Genesis of Point Set Topology Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press, 1964.

Monna, A.F. Functional Analysis in Historical Perspective New York, NY: Oosthoek, Scheltema and Holkema, 1973.

* Moore, Gregory H. Zermelo's Axiom of Choice: Its Origins, Development, and Influence New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1982.

van Dalen, Dirk and Monna, A.F. Sets and Integration: An Outline of the Development Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 1972.

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History: Geometry

* 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.

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.

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

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

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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History: Probability and Statistics

* Adams, William J. The Life and Times of the Central Limit Theorem New York, NY: Kaedmon, 1974.

Cowles, Michael. Statistics in Psychology: An Historical Perspective Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1989.

Daston, Lorraine. Classical Probability in the Enlightenment Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1988.

* Gani, J., ed. The Making of Statisticians New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1982.

* Gigerenzer, Gerd, et al. The Empire of Chance: How Probability Changed Science and Everyday Life New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Hacking, Ian. The Emergence of Probability New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1975.

Hald, Anders. A History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications Before 1750 New York, NY: John Wiley, 1990.

Kruger, Lorenz, et al., eds. The Probabilistic Revolution, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987. 2 Vols.

* Maistrov, Leonid E. Probability Theory: A Historical Sketch New York, NY: Academic Press, 1974.

Owen, D.B., ed. On the History of Statistics and Probability New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, 1976.

Porter, Theodore M. The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820--1900 Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986.

*** Stigler, Stephen M. The History of Statistics: The Measurement of Uncertainty Before 1900 Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986.

* Todhunter, I. A History of the Mathematical Theory of Probability New York, NY: Chelsea, 1965.

Walker, Helen M. Studies in the History of Statistical Method New York, NY: Arno Press, 1975.

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History: Computers

Augarten, Stan. Bit by Bit: An Illustrated History of Computers London: George Allen and Unwin, 1985.

Eames, Charles and Eames, Ray. A Computer Perspective Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973.

Freiberger, Paul and Swaine, Michael. Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer Berkeley, CA: Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1984.

* Goldstine, Herman H. The Computer from Pascal to von Neumann Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1972, 1980.

Lindgren, Michael. Glory and Failure Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.

Metropolis, N.; Howlett, J.; and Rota, Gian-Carlo, eds. A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century: A Collection of Essays New York, NY: Academic Press, 1980.

Randell, Brian. The Origins of Digital Computers: Selected Papers New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1973.

Stern, Nancy. From ENIAC to UNIVAC: An Appraisal of the Eckert-Mauchly Computers Bedford, MA: Digital Press, 1981.

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Collected Works

Lagrange, Joseph-Louis, Oeuvres, edited by M. J. A. Serret and L. Lalanne, Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, 1867--92

Laguerre, E., Oeuvres, Chelsea Publishing Company

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Early Mathematical Manuscripts, a Selection, trans. by C.I. Gerhardt, ed. by J.M. Child, Chicago: Open Court, 1920

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Logical Papers, a Selection, trans. and ed. by G.H.R. Parkinson, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966

Newton, Isaac, Mathematical Works, ed. by D.T. Whiteside, New York, London: Johnson Reprint

Oresme, Nicole, De proportionibus proportionum and Ad pauca respicientes, edited with introductions, translations and notes by Edward Grant, Madison: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1966

Peano, Giuseppe, Selected Works, ed. by Hubert C. Kennedy, Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 1973

Stevin, Simon, Les Oeuvres Mathematiques de Simon Stevin, edited by Albert Girard, Leyden, 1634

Stevin, Simon, The Principal Works of Simon Stevin, Amsterdam: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1955

Viete, Francois, Opera Mathematica, ed. by Fr. van Schooten, Leiden, 1846, reprinted by Georg Olms, 1970.

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RESEARCH AIDS

Dauben, Joseph, The History of Mathematics from Antiquity to the Present: A Selective Bibliography, Bibliographies of the History of Science and Technology, New York: Garland, 1984 (available on reserve in MathPhysics Library at CU-Boulder)

Gillespie, Charles Coulton, ed., Dictionary of Scientific Biography, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970--1980 (on reserve at Auraria Library)

Gratten-Guiness, I., ed., Companion Encyclopedia to the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences, London, New York: Routledge, 1994 (available on reserve in MathPhysics Library at CU-Boulder)

May, Kenneth O., Bibliography and Research Manual of the History of Mathematics, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973 (on reserve at Auraria Library)

ISIS Critical Bibliography, issued annually as the December issue of the journal ISIS

Neu, John, ed. ISIS Cumulative Bibliography, 1966--1975, London: Mansell, 1980

Whitrow, Magda, ed., ISIS Cumulative Bibliography: A bibliography of the history of science formed from ISIS critical bibliographies 1--90, 1913--65, London: Mansell, 1971

MathSciNet, the online version of Mathematical Reviews which is issued monthly by the American Mathematical Society

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JOURNALS

  1. American Mathematical Monthly has some historical articles
  2. Archive for History of Exact Sciences
  3. Historia Mathematica
  4. ISIS, a general journal for history of science (available electronically, on JSTOR)
  5. The Mathematical Intelligencer
  6. The Mathematics Teacher, for high school math teachers, at one time had a history of math column
  7. Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
  8. Scripta Mathematica. Early issues were devoted to history of math

There are many journals for mathematics, mathematics education, or history of science that sometimes contain articles on history of mathematics.

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Some Original Articles

Archimedes, ``The Sand Reckoner,'' in Newman, James R., ed. The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956, vol. 1, pp. 420-429

Bernoulli, Jacob, ``The Law of Large Numbers,'' in Newman, James R., ed. The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956, vol. 3, pp. 1452-1455

Euler, Leonhard, ``The Seven Bridges of Konigsberg,'' in Newman, James R., ed. The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956, vol. 1, pp. 573-580

Graunt, John, ``Foundations of Vital Statistics,'' in Newman, James R., ed. The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956, vol. 3, pp. 1421-1435

Klein, Felix, ``A Comparative Review of Recent Researches in Geometry,''  Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society, v. 2 (1893), 215-249

Moscow Mathematical Press, ed. by W. Struve, Quellen und Studien sur Geschicte der Matematik, ser. A, vol. 1, 1930

Laplace, Pierre Simon de, ``Concerning Probability,'' in Newman, James R., ed., The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956, vol. 2, pp. 1325-1333

Newton, Isaac, ``On the binomial theorem for fractional and negative exponents,'' can be found in Newman, James R., The World of Mathematics, 4 vols., New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956 Newman, World of Mathematics, vol. 1, pp.521-524

Oresme, Nicole,``Part I of  Algorismus proportionum,'' trans. by Edward Grant, Isis 56 (1965), 327-341

Peirce, Benjamin, ``Linear Associative Algebra,'' American Journal of Mathematics 4 (1881)

Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard, ``On the Hypotheses that Lie at the Foundations of Geometry,'' Inaugural Lecture, University of Gottingen, 1854, can be found in Michael Spivak, Comprehensive Introduction to Differential Geometry, 2 vols., Boston: Publish or Perish, Inc., 1970. This work contains the text of  G.F.B. Riemann's Essay of the Foundations of Geometry.

Russell, Bertrand, ``Definition of Number,''  The World of Mathematics, vol I, 537--543

Viete, Francois, Isagoge (Introduction to the Analytic Art), trans. by J. Winfree Smith, Anapolis, MD.: St. Johns College, 1955, appears as an appendix in Jacob Klein,  Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra, trans. by Eva Brann, MIT Press, 1968

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This bibliography has been compiled from several on-line sources. It includes the MAA list of basic books in history of mathematics http://www.maa.org/BLL/history.htm (Copyright ©1998 The Mathematical Association of America) and Thomas Bartlow's (Villanova) listings http://www66.homepage.villanova.edu/thomas.bartlow/mat2930/biblio.html and http://www66.homepage.villanova.edu/thomas.bartlow/history/sourcebib.htm.
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