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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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Book Review

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Book Information:

Author: Herman H. Goldstine
Title: A history of numerical analysis from the 16th through the 19th century
Additional book information: Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences 2, Springer-Verlag, New York, Heidelberg, Berlin, 1977, xiv + 348 pp., $24.80.

Review Information:

Reviewer: B. N. Parlett
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 1 (1979), 388-390
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