HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 12, PAGES 203--312, AUGUST 1985
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VOLUME 12, PAGES 203--312, AUGUST 1985


                        



Peirce e Dedekind: La Definizione di Insieme Finito 

      Francesco Gana ....................................................... 203



The Chinese Concept of Cavalieri's Principle and Its Applications 

      Lam Lay-Yong and Shen Kangsheng ...................................... 219



The So-called Fibonacci Numbers in Ancient and Medieval India 

      Parmanand Singh ...................................................... 229



The Mathematical Miscellany (1836--1839) 

      Edward R. Hogan ...................................................... 245      



NOTES      



Wladyslaw Kretkowski and Hilbert's Third Problem 

      Walerian Piotrowski .................................................. 258



Three Alternate Methods of Obtaining the Ancient Egyptian Formula 

      for the Area of a Circle 

      Paulus Gerdes ........................................................ 261



Thabit ibn Qurra and the Pair of Amicable Numbers 17296, 18416 

      Jan P. Hogendijk ..................................................... 269



ESSAY REVIEW      



Felix Klein, Biographien hervorragender Naturwissenschaftler, Techniker, 

      und Mediziner, Band 50, by Renate Tobies with Fritz König.

      Universität, Technische Hochschule und Industrie. Ein Beitrag 

      zur Emanzipation der Technik im 19.~Jahrhundert unter besonderer 

      Berücksichtigung der Bestrebungen Felix Kleins, by Karl-Heinz 

      Manegold. And Neohumanism and the Persistence of Pure Mathematics 

      in Wilhelmian Germany}, by Lewis Pyenson 

      (David E. Rowe) ...................................................... 278



REVIEWS      



Number: Their History and Meaning, by Graham Flegg 

      (Philip S. Jones) .................................................... 292



 Introduzione all'aritmetica mercantile del Medioevo e del 

      Rinascimento}, by Raffaella Franci and Laura Toti Rigatelli 

      (Silvio A. Bedini) ................................................... 293



Geschichte der Zahlentheorie im Orient im Mittelalter und zu 

      Beginn der Neuzeit under besonderer Berücksichtigung persischer 

      Mathematiker , by Alireza Djafari Naini 

      (Jan P. Hogendijk) ................................................... 295



La Raccolta Carlo Viganò, by Pier Luigi Pizzamiglio 

      (Judith R. Goodstein) ................................................ 296



      ABSTRACTS........................................................ 300                              



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