HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 11, PAGES 253--358, AUGUST 1984
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VOLUME 11, PAGES 253--358, AUGUST 1984


            

      This issue of Historia Mathematica is dedicated to Helmuth

      Gericke in honor of his 75th birthday.                  



Helmut Gericke: On the Occasion of His 75th Birthday 

      Menso Folkerts ....................................................... 253



The Establishment of Functional Analysis 

      Garrett Birkhoff and Erwin Kreyszig .................................. 258



BOOK REVIEWS      



Sisyadhivrddhida Tantra of Lalla with the 

      Commentary of Mallikarjuna Suri Part 2, Translation and 

      Mathematical Notes. Critical edition with introduction, 

      English translation,  notes, and indices, by Bina Chatterjee 

      (G. J. Tee) .......................................................... 327



The Scottish Book: Mathematics from the Scottish Cafe, edited 

      by R. Daniel Mauldin 

      (M. S. Klamkin) ...................................................... 329



Geschichte des Mannigfaltigkeitsbegriffs von Riemann bis Poincaré , 

      by Erhard Scholz 

      (S. S. Chern) ........................................................ 330



The Mathematical Science of Christopher Wren, by J. A. Bennett 

      (Ivor Bulmer-Thomas) ................................................. 330



Descartes on Polyhedra, by P. J. Federico 

      (Marjorie L. Senechal) ............................................... 333



The Beginnings of Greek Mathematics, by Árpÿd Szabó (translated 

      by A. M. Ungar from Anfänge der Greichischen Mathematik) 

      (Alan C. Bowen) ...................................................... 335



Nicolas Chuquet: La géométrie. Premiere géométrie      algébraique 

      en langue francaise (1484). Introduction, text, and notes by 

      Hervé l'Huillier 

      (Stillman Drake) ..................................................... 345



      ABSTRACTS............................................................. 347                              





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