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Math Resources


The Crest of the Peacock

George Gheverghese Joseph takes us on a breathtaking multicultural tour of the roots and shoots of non-European mathematics. He shows us the deep influence that the Egyptians and Babylonians had on the Greeks, the Arabs' major creative contributions, and the astounding range of successes of the great civilizations of India and China.

Pythagoras' Legacy: Mathematics in Ten Great Ideas

.In this book, Marcel Danesi presents a historical overview of the ten greatest achievements in mathematics, and dynamically explores their importance and effects on our daily lives.

History of Mathematics ebooks (eBooks on EBSCOHost search)

Tip: also try searching for the names of specific mathematicians

The Wonder Book of Geometry: A Mathematical Story

David Acheson takes the reader on a highly illustrated tour through the history of geometry, from ancient Greece to the present day.


Streaming Video

Tip: also try searching for specific mathematicians in Films on Demand.