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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
 
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

Newsletter by British Society for the History of Mathematics( )

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

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 Tunny-breaking 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

Mathematics from manuscript to print, 1300-1600( Book )

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

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

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

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

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 college-level studies and general population reading, the authors explore trigonometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, post-Renaissance, and modern times. Dover edition of Mathematics in collaboration has ben newly undamaged to long a suppemlement on twentieth-century and their historical context, and provides solutions to problems in "an exceptional good
Links to web sites on the history of mathematics by June Barrow-Green( )

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

Science in nineteenth-century America : a documentary history by Nathan Reingold( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining well-chosen 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 non-mathematicians 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 question-and-answer 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 R--radical 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
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. Ninety-one 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

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Alternative Names
BSHM

BSHM (British Society for the History of Mathematics)

Société britannique d'histoire des mathématiques

Society for the History of Mathematics

Society for the History of Mathematics Great Britain

Languages
English (69)