HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 5, PAGES 1--126, FEBRUARY 1978
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VOLUME 5, PAGES 1--126, FEBRUARY 1978


      

This issue is dedicated to Kenneth O. May.            



Kenneth O. May, 1915--1977 ................................................ 1--2



A Memorial Tribute to Kenneth O. May 

      S. Drake, H. S. M. Coxeter, C. V. Jones, H. S. Tropp, 

      C. J. Scriba, B. Sinclair, M. S. Mahoney, and D. J. Struik ......... 3--12      



Johann Heinrich Lambert, mathematician and scientist, 1728--1777 

      J. J. Gray and Laura Tilling ...................................... 13--41



Archimedes and the spirals: The heuristic background 

      Wilbur R. Knorr ................................................... 43--75



The origin of ``Zorn's Lemma'' 

      Paul J. Campbell .................................................. 77--89



SOURCES ..................................................................... 93



BOOK REVIEWS ........................................................... 96--113



Seki takakazu zenshu edited and explained by A. Hirayama, 

      K. Shimodaira and H. Hirose 

      (Toshio Matsuzaki) ................................................ 96--98



Nihonjin no sugaku by S. Shimodaira 

      (Toshio Matsuzaki) .................................................... 99      



Evolution of mathematical concepts: An elementary study 

      by Raymond L. Wilder 

      (Michael J. Crowe) ............................................... 99--105



Grecheskaya logistika by A. M. Eganyan 

      (Jacob Klein) ................................................... 105--107      



Vorlesungen über neuere geometrie by M. Pasch with an 

      appendix by M. Dehn 

      (B. L. van der Waerden) .............................................. 107



Galileo, two new sciences by Stillman Drake 

      (D. Mangeron) ................................................... 107--108



Histoire comparée des numérations écrites, by

      Geneviève Guitel 

      (Evert M. Bruins)



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 114--126                              



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