HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 13, PAGES 99--214, MAY 1986
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VOLUME 13, PAGES 99--214, MAY 1986


                        



A Chinese Mathematical Classic of the Third Century: The Sea 

      Island Mathematical Manual  of Liu Hui 

      Ang Tian Se and Frank J. Swetz ........................................ 99



Mathematics and German Politics: The National Socialist Experience 

      Sanford L. Segal ..................................................... 118



On Spherical Trigonometry in the Medieval Near East and in Europe 

      N. G. Hairetdinova ................................................... 136



A Neglected Note Showing Gauss at Work 

      William C. Waterhouse ...............................................  147      



NOTES      



Huygens' Solution to the Gambler's Ruin Problem 

      Eddie Shoesmith ...................................................... 157



Remarks to the Third Entry in Gauss' Diary 

      Karsten Johnsen ...................................................... 168      



SOURCES      



      Papers of C. A. Truesdell and R. L. Wilder ........................... 171



REVIEWS      



A Convergence of Lives---Sofia Kovalevskaia: Scientist, Writer, 

      Revolutionary , by Ann Hibner Koblitz 

      (G. J. Tee) .......................................................... 191



Classics of Mathematics, edited by Ronald Calinger 

      (Nathaniel Grossman) ................................................. 194



      ABSTRACTS............................................................. 196                              



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