HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 4, PAGES 379--504, NOVEMBER 1977
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VOLUME 4, PAGES 379--504, NOVEMBER 1977


                  



Gauss as a geometer 

      H. S. M. Coxeter ................................................ 379--396



Gauss and the eight queens problem: A study in miniature of  

      the propagation of historical error 

      Paul J. Campbell ................................................ 397--404



The Principia's theory of the motion of the lunar apse 

      Philip P. Chandler .............................................. 405--410



Boris A. Rosenfeld on the 60th anniversary of his birth 

      A. T. Grigoryan and A. P. Yushkevich ............................ 411--414



Babbage as a computer pioneer 

      M. V. Wilkes .................................................... 415--440



A missing table in C. S. Peirce's New Elements of Mathematics, 

      Vol. 1 

      Charles V. Jones ................................................ 441--442



Early support for mathematics from Rockefeller agencies 

      Warren Weaver ................................................... 443--444



Some comments on R. J. Gillings' analysis of the 2/n table 

      in the Rhind Papyrus 

      M. Bruckheimer and Y. Salomon ....................................445--452



SOURCES .................................................................... 455



BOOK REVIEWS .......................................................... 461--481



Thinkers and tinkers: Early American men of science by Silvio A. Bedini 

      (Elizabeth Hodes) ............................................... 461--463



Men and institutions in American mathematics edited by J. 

      Daltan Tarwater, John T. White, and John D. Miller 

      (Judith V. Grabiner) ............................................ 464--465



The kind of motion we call heat, a history of the kinetic theory of 

      gases in the nineteenth century. Volume I by Stephen G. Brush 

      (Jed Z. Buchwald) ............................................... 466--467



From Frege to Gödel: A source book in mathematical logic, 

      1879--1931 edited by Jean van Heijenoort 

      (Gregory H. Moore) .............................................. 468--471      



Thomas Hobbes: De Homine. Traité de L'Homme translation 

      and commentary by Paul-Marie Maurin 

      (Kurt Møller Pedersen) .......................................... 471--472



The Renaissance rediscovery of linear perspective  by Samuel Y. 

      Edgerton, Jr. 

      (Phillip S. Jones) .............................................. 472--474



Ernst Eduard Kummer. Collected Papers. Volume I edited 

      by André Weil 

      (Harold M. Edwards) ............................................. 475--478



Courant in Göttingen and New York by Constance Reid 

      (Harold M. Edwards) ............................................. 479--480



Graph Theory 1736--1936 by N. L. Biggs, E. K. Lloyd, and R. J. Wilson 

      (Frank Harary) .................................................. 480--481



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 482--498



INDEX OF AUTHORS OF ARTICLES AND REVIEWS 

      IN VOLUME IV ......................................................... 499



INDEX OF AUTHORS OF PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED 

      AND ABSTRACTED IN VOLUME IV ..................................... 500--505                              





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