Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment
by Ronald S. Calinger
A Concise History of Mathematics
by Dirk S. Struik
The History of Mathematics: A Reader
by Jeremy Gray & John Fauvel
The Mathematical Pamphlets of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces
by Charles Dodgson
by H. M. Cundy and A. P. Rollett.
Why should we be interested in the history of mathematics? Mathematics, like painting, music, literature, has a long history, says Robin Wilson. Indeed, it’s longer than most, since the first writing is believed to be numerical. Mathematics is also multicultural, with its historical origins in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.