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In recent decades it has become obvious that mathematics has always been a worldwide activity. But this is the first book to provide a substantial collection of English translations of key mathematical texts from the five most important ancient and medieval non-Western mathematical cultures, and to put them into full historical and mathematical context. The Mathematics of ...more
Published 2007 by Princeton University Press
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"After having studied mathematics, history of mathematics and Egyptology,
I am working on the history of pre-Greek mathematics, specifically contexts, techniques and transmission of ancient Egyptian mathematics from the invention of writing (around 3000 BCE) until the Graeco-Roman period."
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