HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 6, PAGES 109--231, MAY 1979
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VOLUME 6, PAGES 109--231, MAY 1979


                        



The Roots of Combinatorics 

      N. L. Biggs ..................................................... 109--136



Karl M. Peterson: The Earliest Derivation of the Mainardi-Codazzi 

      Equations and the Fundamental Theorem of Surface Theory 

      Esther R. Phillips .............................................. 137--163



An Early Chinese Derivation of the Volume of a Pyramid: Liu Hui, 

      Third Century A.D. 

      Donald Blackmore Wagner ......................................... 164--188



SOURCES      



Archive for Linear Algebra and its Applications ............................ 206



Archive of the School Mathematics Study Group ......................... 206--207



Boncompagni Papers in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin .......... 207--208      



BOOK REVIEWS      



An Annotated Bibliography of Cryptography, by David Shulman 

      (Albert C. Leighton) ............................................ 209--212



Ocherki Istorii Teorii Funktsii Deistvitel'nogo Peremennogo 

      [Essays on the history of the theory of functions of a 

      real variable], by F. A. Medvedev 

      (F. Smithies) ................................................... 213--218



Was Pythagoras Chinese? An Examination of Right Triangle 

      Theory in Ancient China, by Frank J. Swetz and T. I. Kao 

      (Lam Lay-Yong) .................................................. 218--220



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 221--228                              



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