- A Brief History of Algebra and Computing

By Oxford professor, Jonathan Bowen. Discusses origins in ancient Greece, Arabia and England, analytical machines, boolean algebra, and recent developments in the field.

http://vmoc.museophile.org/algebra/

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- Ancient Geometry

Presenting an overview from ancient times to the present day, including descriptions of the discovery of pi and the origins of trigonometry.

http://members.aol.com/bbyars1/contents.html

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- Ancient Math Papers Restored

Thanks to new imaging technology, part of the remains of a private library, owned by Roman statesman and Julius Caesar's father-in-law, may now be read. These papers were original discovered in 1752 in the town of Herculaneum.

http://plus.maths.org/issue14/news/papyri/

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- Babylonian Mathematics

An overview of mathematics within this culture. Includes a description of the numerals used and a reference to Pythagoras' theorem.

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Indexes/Babylonians.html

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- Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics

Alphabetical listing of historical terms used in mathematics with bibliography.

http://members.aol.com/jeff570/mathword.html

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- Earliest Uses of Mathematical Symbols

Discusses first known appearances of common expressions, such as operations, variables and trigonometric functions.

http://members.aol.com/jeff570/mathsym.html

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- Ethnomathematics

Describes an interdisciplinary topic that attempts to explain the impact of culture upon the development of mathematical ideas. Includes types of early activities, which would have required some skills with geometric, algebraic or arithmetic concepts.

http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~casey931/seminar/ethno.html

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- Euclid and His Heritage

A conference on the occasion of the publication, for the first time, of a complete digital edition of the oldest surviving manuscript of Euclid's Elements. St. Catherine's College, Oxford, UK; 7--8 October 2005.

http://www.claymath.org/euclid/

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- Galois Translation Project (GTP)

This Site contains original correspondence, official documents and school reports of the mathematician Evariste Galois. This site provides a platform to translate these documents.

http://www.galois-group.net/gtp/

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- Glimpses of History

A poetic rendition of the key events in the development of the field that have taken place over the years.

http://www.cf.ac.uk/maths/numbertheory/history.html

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- Green Lion Press

An independent book publisher specializing in source materials history of mathematics and history of science. Includes list of publications available and contact information.

http://www.greenlion.com/

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- Historia Matematica

A forum which provides a virtual environment for scholarly discussion of the History of Mathematics, amongst professionals, and non-professionals with a serious interest in the field. A bilingual site (Spanish and English).

http://www.chasque.apc.org/jgc/history/MH6.htm

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- History and Overview

Front for the Mathematics Arxiv of eprints section HO: biographies, philosophy of mathematics, mathematics education, recreational mathematics, communication of mathematics.

http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math.HO

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- History of Mathematics

An overview of the subject and a famous 1900 speech describing the main mathematical problems. Includes a chronological list of mathematicians and their work.

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/

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- History of Mathematics - Facets of India

Includes history of algebra trigonometry, numerical mathematics, and geometry in this region.

http://www.geocities.com/dipalsarvesh/mathematics.html

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- History of Mathematics in India

Describes Indian mathematicians such as Aryabhatta - who modelled the solar system, Bhaskar, Varahamira, and others who made important contributions in the fields of trigonometry, algebra, and classical analysis.

http://members.tripod.com/~INDIA_RESOURCE/mathematics.htm

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- History of Mathematics: China

An overview. Includes a chronology of mathematicians and mathematical works, online references and a bibliography

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/china.html

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- India's Contribution to Ancient Mathematics

Discusses the nation's early development of geometric concepts, algorithms, algebraic ideas and the idea of zero. Also, explains how these ideas may have traveled westward after some invasions from Arabic countries in the 13th century.

http://mathemajik.tripod.com/article/mathematics.html

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- MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Topics are presented by topic areas, date, or mathematicians. Includes timeline and website search engine.

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/

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- Math History Timeline - Pre-historic and Ancient Times

La Hababra high school page includes dates related to important developments in the field of mathematics, which occurred from approximately 30,000 B.C. to 500 A.D. Features an accompanying timeline for general historic events and photos.

http://lahabra.seniorhigh.net/pages/teachers/pages/math/timeline/MpreAndAncient.html

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- Math is Radical - Math History Posters

The history of mathematics from 8,000 BC to modern times, divided into poster sets. Categories include regions, eras, math topics & mathematicans.

http://www.mathisradical.com

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- Mathematics in Latvia throughout the Centuries

Covers the early mathematical development in the country, such as the use of geometrical symbols. Includes discussion of influential works of local mathematicians.

http://www.math.cornell.edu/~dtaimina/mathinlv.html

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- MathWorld: History

Descriptions and links relating to various historical problems and topics in mathematics.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/topics/History.html

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- Mechanical Aids to Computation and the Development of Algorithms

Notes to Dr. Paul E. Dunne's math history lecture, with images.

http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~ped/teachadmin/histsci/htmlform/slides.html

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- Mechanical Aids to Computation and the Development of Algorithms

Article summarizing and illustrating early methods of counting and representing of numbers.

http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~ped/teachadmin/histsci/htmlform/lect2.html

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