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              Books by Jacqueline A. Stedall

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              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the ...medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.
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              ISBN 9780199599684
              Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician
               

              John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Malcolm, Noel; Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              The mathematician John Pell was a member of that golden generation of scientists Boyle, Wren, Hooke, and others which came together in the early Royal Society. Based on a detailed study of his manuscripts, this book presents an account of his life and mathematical thinking. It is... useful for historians of mathematics, science, and philosophy.
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              ISBN 9780198564843
              Released NZ 9 Dec 2004
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Royal Microscopical Society Microscopy Handbooks
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              The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics
               

              The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics (Paperback)

              Edited by Robson, Eleanor; Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              This Handbook explores the history of mathematics, addressing what mathematics has been and what it has meant to practise it. Thirty-six self-contained chapters, each written by a specialist, provide a fascinating overview of 5000 years of mathematics and its key cultures for aca...demics in mathematics, historians of science, and general historians.
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              ISBN 9780199603190
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Handbooks
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              A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685
               

              A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685 (Hardback)

              By Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              Provides an account of the development of algebra in England, from the Medieval period to the later years of the 17th century. This work explores the lives and work of individual mathematicians, including the Oxford mathematician, John Wallis.

              ISBN 9780198524953
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2003
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Greate Invention of Algebra: Thomas Harriot's Treatise on equations
               

              The Greate Invention of Algebra: Thomas Harriot's Treatise on equations (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              Sheds light on the work of Thomas Harriot (c1560-1621), an innovative thinker and practitioner in several branches of the mathematical sciences, including navigation, astronomy, optics, geometry, and algebra. This book focuses on one hundred and forty of Harriot's manuscript page...s, those concerned with the structure and solution of equations.
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              ISBN 9780198526025
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2003
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Mathematics
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              The Arithmetic of Infinitesimals
                

              The Arithmetic of Infinitesimals (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004)

              By Wallis, John; Introduction by Stedall, Jacqueline A.

              • RRP: $526.50
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              John Wallis (1616-1703) was the most influential English mathematician prior to Newton. Upon publication, this text immediately became the standard book on the subject and was frequently referred to by subsequent writers. This will be the first English translation of this text ev...er to be published.
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              ISBN 9781441919229
              Released NZ 29 Nov 2010
              Publisher Springer New York
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
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              The Arithmetic of Infinitesimals
                

              The Arithmetic of Infinitesimals (Hardback, 2004 ed.)

              By Wallis, John; Introduction by Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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              Provides an English translation of John Wallis's Arithmetica Infinitorum , a key text on the seventeenth-century development of the calculus. This work displays the crucial mid-seventeenth-century shift from geometry to arithmetic and algebra as the primary language of mathematic...s.
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              ISBN 9780387207094
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2004
              Publisher Springer New York
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
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