If you've ever wanted to know where the Algebra you studied in school came from, thois book is for you!Published 24 days ago by Kenneth E. Chant
Bought this after reading the biography of Alan Turing and realising that I have forgotten almost everything I ever knew about Algebra.Published 4 months ago by Salmotrutt
I love Derbyshire. He combines history with technical proofs in a lighthearted way.Published 6 months ago by good student
As someone who has already been exposed to many, if not most, of the ideas in this book, I was hoping that it would be more interesting to me than the usual popular math book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Nishant
I love books on math and science, so this book will go well with my collection that I'm working on in the future!Published 22 months ago by Garrett K.
Derbyshire is a talented writer and popularizer, without diminishing the mathematical value of the concepts exposed.
Quite an enjoyable read !
Good book for anyone interested in math history. You don't have to be a mathematician to enjoy this book. Thank you.Published on December 31, 2012 by Gary M. Ruther