1 edition of **Social history of nineteenth century mathematics** found in the catalog.

Social history of nineteenth century mathematics

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Published
**1981**
by Birkha user in Boston
.

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Herbert Mehrtens, Henk Bos, Ivo Schneider, editors. |

Contributions | Mehrtens, Herbert., Bos, Henk., Schneider, Ivo. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xii, 301p. ; |

Number of Pages | 301 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14129621M |

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