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By Jacqueline A. Stedall

ISBN-10: 0198524951

ISBN-13: 9780198524953

For historians of arithmetic and people drawn to the historical past of technological know-how, 'A Discourse touching on Algebra' offers an new and readable account of the increase of algebra in England from the Medieval interval to the later years of the seventeenth century.

Including new study, this can be the main distinctive examine up to now of early smooth English algebra, which builds on paintings released in 1685 by means of John Wallis (Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford) at the heritage of algebra.

Stedall's booklet follows the reception and dissemination of significant algebraic principles and strategies from continental Europe (especially these of Viéte) and the ensuing revolution within the country of English arithmetic within the seventeenth century. The textual content emphasises the contribution of Wallis, yet sizeable reference is additionally supplied to different vital mathematicans comparable to Harriot, Oughtred, Pell and Brouncker.

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