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Published: 16 January 2003

306 Pages | numerous figures and halftones


ISBN: 9780198524953

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A Discourse Concerning Algebra

English Algebra to 1685

Jacqueline A. Stedall

  • Provides a well written account of the origin of algebra
  • Includes new research in the history of English algebra
  • Discusses the work of John Wallis, Oughtred, Harriot, Pell and Brouncker
  • Contains illustrations and tables from original texts and manuscripts