British Society for the History of Mathematics
Overview
Works:  569 works in 640 publications in 1 language and 2,107 library holdings 

Genres:  History Periodicals Handbooks and manuals Biographies Board games Academic theses Bibliographies Sources Directories 
Roles:  isb, Editor, Responsible party, Organizer of meeting 
Classifications:  QA21, 519.5 
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Most widely held works about
British Society for the History of Mathematics
 Newsletter( )
 British Society for the History of Mathematics( )
 Cottage industry or ghetto? : the British Society for the History of Mathematics, 19711992 by I GrattanGuinness( Book )
 BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics by British Society for the History of Mathematics( )
Most widely held works by
British Society for the History of Mathematics
BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics by
British Society for the History of Mathematics(
)
in English and No Linguistic content and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and No Linguistic content and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British journal for the History of Mathematics the official journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics(
)
in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newsletter by
British Society for the History of Mathematics(
)
in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British Society for the History of Mathematics. Newsletter(
)
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Breaking teleprinter ciphers at Bletchley Park : general report on Tunny with emphasis on statistical methods (1945) by
Irving John Good(
Book
)
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is an edition of the General Report on Tunny with commentary that clarifies the often difficult language of the GRT and fitting it into a variety of contexts arising out of several separate but intersecting story lines, some only implicit in the GRT. Explores the likely roots of the ideas entering into the Tunny cryptanalysis. Includes examples of original worksheets, and printouts of the Tunnybreaking process in action. Presents additional commentary, biographies, glossaries, essays, and bibliographies
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is an edition of the General Report on Tunny with commentary that clarifies the often difficult language of the GRT and fitting it into a variety of contexts arising out of several separate but intersecting story lines, some only implicit in the GRT. Explores the likely roots of the ideas entering into the Tunny cryptanalysis. Includes examples of original worksheets, and printouts of the Tunnybreaking process in action. Presents additional commentary, biographies, glossaries, essays, and bibliographies
Bulletin by
British Society for the History of Mathematics(
)
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics from manuscript to print, 13001600(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on ten British mathematicians of the nineteenth century by
Alexander Macfarlane(
)
1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London, from their commencement, in 1665, to the year 1800; abridged,
with notes and biographical illustrations by
Royal Society (Great Britain)(
)
1 edition published in 1809 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1809 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ancient tradition of geometric problems by
Wilbur Richard Knorr(
)
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vita mathematica : historical research and integration with teaching by
Ronald Calinger(
)
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics in civilization by
H. L Resnikoff(
)
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this lucid presentation, H.L. Resnikoff and R.O. Well, J. examine how the develpments and discoveries of mathematics shaped and were shaped by the course of human events. In a format suited to collegelevel studies and general population reading, the authors explore trigonometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, postRenaissance, and modern times. Dover edition of Mathematics in collaboration has ben newly undamaged to long a suppemlement on twentiethcentury and their historical context, and provides solutions to problems in "an exceptional good
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this lucid presentation, H.L. Resnikoff and R.O. Well, J. examine how the develpments and discoveries of mathematics shaped and were shaped by the course of human events. In a format suited to collegelevel studies and general population reading, the authors explore trigonometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, postRenaissance, and modern times. Dover edition of Mathematics in collaboration has ben newly undamaged to long a suppemlement on twentiethcentury and their historical context, and provides solutions to problems in "an exceptional good
Links to web sites on the history of mathematics by
June BarrowGreen(
)
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadly conceived site contains a list of Web sites containing material relevant to the study of history of mathematics. Some of these sites are specifically devoted to history of mathematics while others are part of larger sites
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadly conceived site contains a list of Web sites containing material relevant to the study of history of mathematics. Some of these sites are specifically devoted to history of mathematics while others are part of larger sites
Mathematics textbooks : an annotated bibliography of historical studies by
John Fauvel(
Book
)
2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science in nineteenthcentury America : a documentary history by
Nathan Reingold(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining wellchosen correspondence of scientists with historical commentary, Reingold brings to life the developing American scientific community of the nineteenth century. "The reader catches glimpses of William Maclure mixing science and social reform, of Joseph Henry struggling to make a place for research at the Smithsonian Institution, of Gray and Dana corresponding with Darwin, of Newcomb and Michelson planning experiments on the speed of light."John C. Greene, Science
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining wellchosen correspondence of scientists with historical commentary, Reingold brings to life the developing American scientific community of the nineteenth century. "The reader catches glimpses of William Maclure mixing science and social reform, of Joseph Henry struggling to make a place for research at the Smithsonian Institution, of Gray and Dana corresponding with Darwin, of Newcomb and Michelson planning experiments on the speed of light."John C. Greene, Science
Statistics without tears : a primer for nonmathematicians by
Derek Rowntree(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text uses words and diagrams, rather than formulas and equations, to help students from all subject areas understand what statistics is, and how to think statistically. The author uses a questionandanswer presentation style to help students learn on their own. Statistics Without Tears focuses on the ideas behind statistics only; students are not required to perform any calculations
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text uses words and diagrams, rather than formulas and equations, to help students from all subject areas understand what statistics is, and how to think statistically. The author uses a questionandanswer presentation style to help students learn on their own. Statistics Without Tears focuses on the ideas behind statistics only; students are not required to perform any calculations
Relearning mathematics : a different third Rradical math(s) by
Marilyn Frankenstein(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended mainly for adult students, this book overcomes learning obstacles by developing methods that help empower students and sets maths problems in the context of current issues around race, gender and class
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended mainly for adult students, this book overcomes learning obstacles by developing methods that help empower students and sets maths problems in the context of current issues around race, gender and class
The geometrical construction of a conic section : subject to five conditions of passing through given points and touching
given straight lines. Deduced from the properties of involution and anharmonic ration, with a variety of general properties
of curves of the second order by
Thomas Gaskin(
Book
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1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Board and table games from many civilizations by
R. C Bell(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Dover edition, first published in 1979, is a revised and corrected republication in a single volume of the work originally published by Oxford University Press, London, in two volumes. Board and Table Games 1 was first published in 1960 (second edition, 1969) and Board and Table Games 2 in 1969. These books have been written to introduce some of the best board and table games from the world's treasury to readers. Books on card games and international chess are readily available and therefore, they have been omitted. Ninetyone games are described and the oldest was played some 5,000 years ago. May every reader find pleasure in these pages!
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Dover edition, first published in 1979, is a revised and corrected republication in a single volume of the work originally published by Oxford University Press, London, in two volumes. Board and Table Games 1 was first published in 1960 (second edition, 1969) and Board and Table Games 2 in 1969. These books have been written to introduce some of the best board and table games from the world's treasury to readers. Books on card games and international chess are readily available and therefore, they have been omitted. Ninetyone games are described and the oldest was played some 5,000 years ago. May every reader find pleasure in these pages!
Facets of seventeenth century mathematics in the Netherlands by
J. A. van Maanen(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary in Dutch
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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