The Mathematics of the Heavens and the Earth: The Early History of Trigonometry - Glen Van Brummelen - Bøger - Princeton University Press - 9780691129730 - 25. januar 2009

The Mathematics of the Heavens and the Earth: The Early History of Trigonometry

Glen Van Brummelen

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The Mathematics of the Heavens and the Earth: The Early History of Trigonometry

Presents the history in English of the origins and early development of trigonometry. This book identifies the earliest known trigonometric precursors in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Greece, and examines the revolutionary discoveries of Hipparchus. It traces trigonometry's development into a full-fledged mathematical discipline in India and Islam.


352 pages, 16 halftones. 109 line illus. 1 table.

Medie Bøger     Hardcover bog   (Bog med hård ryg og stift omslag)
Udgivet USA, 25. januar 2009
ISBN13 9780691129730
Forlag Princeton University Press
Antal sider 352
Mål 165 × 241 × 27 mm   ·   642 g
Sprog Engelsk  

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