HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 1, PAGES 253--386, AUGUST 1974
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VOLUME 1, PAGES 253--386, AUGUST 1974

               

The Canadian connection (editorial) ........................................ 253

Sur l'histoire des démonstrations analytiques du théorème      
      fondamental de l'algèbre 
      S.S. Petrova .................................................... 255--261

Mathematicians in the history of meteorology: the pressure-height      
      problem  from Pascal to Laplace 
      H.H. Frisinger ...................................................263--286


An Indian form of third order Taylor series approximation of the sine 
      R. C. Gupta ..................................................... 287--289

``Die Muse der Pythagoreer'' zur Fruhgeschichte der Geometrie 
      Árpÿd Szabó .....................................................291--316

On medieval Islamic multiplication tables 
      D. A. King ...................................................... 317--323

SOURCES .................................................................... 324

BOOK REVIEWS ........................................................... 333--350

Origins of Modern Algebra by Lubos Novy 
      (Garrett Birkhoff) ............................................... 333-337

Mathematicians from Antiquity to Today by J. Fang 
      (K. R. Biermann) ................................................ 337--339

Akademik V. A. Steklov by V. S. Vladimirov and I. I. Markush 
      (V. Linis) ...................................................... 339--341

The IBM Watson Laboratory at Columbia University by J. F. Brennan      
      (Saul Rosen) .................................................... 341--342

The Mathematical Association of America: Its First Fifty Years 
      ed. by K. O. May 
      (James K. Bidwell) .............................................. 342--344

Chinese Science: Exploration of an Ancient Tradition by 
      S. Nakayama and N. Sivin 
      (Hideo Hirose) .................................................. 344--346

Al-Bahir in Algebra by as-Samaw'al, ed. by S. Ahmad and R. Rashed 
      (A. S. Saidan) .................................................. 346--347

Humanism and the Rise of Science in Tudor England by A. McLean 
      (R. C. H. Tanner) ............................................... 348--350

Philosophy and Mathematics: From Plato to the Present by R. J. Baum 
      (Mario Bunge) ........................................................ 350

ABSTRACTS .............................................................. 351--386                              


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