HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 8, PAGES 125--234, MAY 1981
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VOLUME 8, PAGES 125--234, MAY 1981


                        



A. I. Markushevich as a Historian of Mathematics 

      P. S. Alexandrov, A. N. Kolmogorov, and A. P. Youschkevitsch .... 125--132      



John Ward's Method for the Calculation of Pi 

      G. L. Cohen and A. G. Shannon ................................... 133--144



American Attempts to Solve Newton's Pasturage Problem 

      Steven L. Jordan ................................................ 145--160



The History of Differential Forms from Clairaut to Poincaré 

      Victor J. Katz .................................................. 161--188



SOURCES      



      Centro studi per la mathematica medioevale ........................... 198



BOOK REVIEWS      



Da Cardano a Galois: Moment di storia dell'algebra, by Silvio Maracchia 

      (Hubert Kennedy) ................................................ 199--200



La théorie générale de l'équilibre et du mouvement des 

      systèmes, by Louis Poinsot 

      (Craig Fraser) .................................................. 200--202



Die Berliner und die Petersburger Akademie der Wissenschaften im 

      Briefwechsel Leonhard Eulers, Teil III (The Berlin and Petersburg 

      Academies in the Correspondences of Leonhard Euler), edited by 

      A. P. Juskevic and E. Winter, in cooperation with P. Hoffmann, 

      T. N. Kladno, and Ju. Ch. Koplevic 

      (Rüdiger Thiele) ................................................ 202--205



Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, 

      from the notes of R. G. Bosanquet, Norman Malcolm, Rush 

      Rhees, and Yorick Smithies, edited by Cora Diamond 

      (Ignacio Angelelli) ............................................. 205--207      



Frantsuzskaya Shkola Teorii Funktsii i Mnozhestv, na Rubezhe 

      XIX-XX VV (The French School of the Theory of Functions 

      and Sets at the Turn of the XIX-XX Centuries), by 

      F. A. Medvedev 

      (Esther R. Phillips) ............................................ 208--211



Matematika XIX Veka. Matematicheskaya Logika. Algebra. Teoriya 

      Chisel. Teoriya Veroyatnostei., edited by A. N. Kolmogorov 

      (I. Grattan-Guinness) ........................................... 212--213



Histoire du theoreme des accroissements finis, by Pierre Dugac 

      (Judith V. Grabiner) ............................................ 214--219



      ABSTRACTS ....................................................... 220--228                              



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