HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 8, PAGES 1--124, FEBRUARY 1981
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VOLUME 8, PAGES 1--124, FEBRUARY 1981


                        



A Marginal Note of Mersenne Concerning the "Galileian Spiral"      

      Don Engelberg and Michael Gertner .................................. 1--14



Zermelo's Discovery of the "Russell Paradox"

      B. Rang and W. Thomas ............................................. 15--22



George Peacock and the British Origins of Symbolical Algebra 

      Helena M. Pycior .................................................. 23--45



Tables Trigonometriques de Giovanni Bianchini 

      Grazyna Rosinska .................................................. 46--55



NOTE      



The Solution of a Famous Two-Centuries-Old Problem.  The Leonhard 

      Euler-Latin Square Conjecture 

      H. Howard Frisinger ............................................... 56--60



BOOK REVIEWS      



Didaktik der Mathematik, by Hans-Georg Steiner 

      (Jens Høyrup) ..................................................... 81--85



The Bicentennial Tribute to American Mathematics, 1776-1976, 

      edited by Dalton Tarwater 

      (Albert C. Lewis) ................................................. 85--90



Vito Vol'Terra (Vito Volterra), by E. M. Polishchuk 

      (F. Smithies) ..................................................... 90--92



History of Analysis, edited by R. J. Stanton and R. O. 

      Wells, Jr. 

      (I. Grattan-Guinness) ............................................. 92--93



George E. Andrews: Partitions: Yesterday and Today, by 

      New Zealand Mathematical Society 

      (Elaine Koppelman) ................................................ 94--95



Proceedings of the First International Symposium for the History 

      of Arabic Science, April 5--12, 1976. Volume II: Papers in 

      European Languages, edited by A. Y. al-Hassan, G. Karmi, 

      and N. Namnum 

      (David Pingree) ................................................... 95--95 



Chapters in the Recent History of Mathematics, Special issue 

      of Nieuw Archief Voor Wiskunde 

      (Paul P. Bockstaele) .............................................. 97--99



Imre Lakatos, Proofs and Refutations. The Logic of Mathematical 

      Discovery, edited by John Worral and Elie Azhar 

      (Timothy Lenoir) ................................................. 99--104



Storia Della Teoria delle Equazioni Algebrice, by Raffaela 

      Franci and Laura Toti Rigetelli 

      (Lubos Novy) .................................................... 104--105



Socialist Mathematics Education, edited by Frank J. Swetz 

      (Hans Freudenthal) ................................................... 106



Geschichte der Elementarmathematik. BAND 1: Artihmetik und 

      Algebra, by Johannes Tropke 

      (Phillip S. Jones) .............................................. 106--109



ABSTRACTS.............................................................. 110--118                              



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