HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 4, PAGES 1--126, FEBRUARY 1977
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VOLUME 4, PAGES 1--126, FEBRUARY 1977


      

This volume is dedicated to Carl Friedrich Gauss in the year of the two     

hundredth anniversary of his birth, 30 April 1977.            



A Lacuna in Book I of Archimedes' Sphere and Cylinder 

      J. L. Berggren ...................................................... 1--5



The interactions of mathematics and society in history.  Some 

      exploratory remarks 

      H. J. M. Bos and H. Mehrtens ....................................... 7--30



An attack on Gauss, published by Legendre in 1820 

      Stephen M. Stigler ................................................ 31--35



Gauss' letter to Fuss of 4 April 1803 

      Peeter Müürsepp ................................................... 37--41



The Borel Law of Normal Numbers, the Borel Zero-One Law, and 

      the work of Van Vleck 

      Albert Novikoff and Jack Barone ................................... 43--65



BOOK REVIEWS ........................................................... 97--114



Leonard Euler Briefwechsel. Opera Omnia. Series Quarta Q: 

      Commercium Epistolicum, Vol. I by A. P. Yushkevich et al. 

      (E. J. Barbeau) .................................................. 97--100



Message d'un mathématicien: Henri Lebesgue by Lucienne Félix      

      (Burnett Meyer) ................................................. 100--102



Stability of motion by A. T. Fuller 

      (C. W. Kilmister) ............................................... 102--103      



Sets and integration. An outline of the development by D. van Dalen 

      and A. F. Monna 

      (Thomas Hawkins) ..................................................... 103





G. W. Leibniz marginalia in Newtoni Principia Mathematica 

      by E. A. Fellmann 

      (H. J. M. Bos) .................................................. 104--105



Histoire des mathématiques by Jean-Paul Collette 

      (Guy A. R. Guillotte) ........................................... 105--106



The Italian Renaissance of mathematics by Paul Lawrence Rose 

      (Stillman Drake) ................................................ 106--107



Istoriya matematiki s drevneishikh vremen do nachala XIX stoletiya. 

      Tom Pervyi: s drevneishikh vremen do nachala novogo vremeni 

      edited by A. P. Yushkevich 

      (Kurt Vogel) .................................................... 108--109



A survey of the Almagest. Acta historica scientiarum naturalium 

      et medicinalium, Vol. 30 by Olaf Pedersen 

      (N. M. Swerdlow) ................................................ 110--113      



Die hauptschriften zur dyadik von G. W. Leibniz by Hans J. Zacher      

      (Eberhard Knobloch) .................................................. 114



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 115--126                              



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