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Book Information:

Author: Umberto Bottazzini
Title: The higher calculus: A history of real and complex analysis from Euler to Weierstrass
Additional book information: translated by Warren Van Egmond. Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, London, Paris, Tokyo, 332 pp., $39.00. ISBN 0-387-96302-2.

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  • 2. M. Kline, Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times, Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 1972. MR 472307
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  • 4. Judith V. Grabiner, The origins of Cauchy’s rigorous calculus, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1981. MR 612973
  • 5. A. P. Youschkevitch, The concept of function up to the middle of the 19th century, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 16 (1976/7), 37-85. MR 497639

Review Information:

Reviewer: C. Truesdell
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 17 (1987), 186-189
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