Mathematics in India / Kim Plofker

Author(s): Plofker, Kim, 1964-
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Subjects: Mathematics--India--History
Mathematics--India--Bio-bibliography
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009
LC Classification: Q, QA
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 357 p.) : ill., map, facsims
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Print version: Plofker, Kim, 1964- Mathematics in India. (DLC) 2008028186 (OCoLC)232132000 Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009 9780691120676
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Contents: Mathematical thought in Vedic India -- Mathematical traces in the early classical period -- The mathematical universe -- The genre of medieval mathematics -- The development of "canonical" mathematics -- The school of Madhava in Kerala -- Exchanges with the Islamic world -- Continuity and changes in the modern period
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-351) and index
OCLC Number: 773205265
ISBN/ISSN: 9780691120676