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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

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Book Review

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Book Information:

Editors: John Fauvel, Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson
Title: Oxford figures: 800 years of the mathematical sciences
Additional book information: edited by John Fauvel, Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 296 pp., ISBN 0-19-852309-2, $60.00$

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

T.H. Aston, ed., The History of the University of Oxford, 8 vols., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1984-2000.
W.W. Rouse Ball, A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge, Cambridge U. Press, 1889.
R.T. Gunther, Early Science in Oxford, vols. 1-2, Oxford, 1922-1923.
J. Morrell, Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.
E.G.R. Taylor, The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England, Cambridge U. Press, 1954. MR 16:659e

Review Information:

Reviewer: Adrian Rice
Affiliation: Randolph-Macon College
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 39 (2002), 425-429
Published electronically: April 12, 2002
Review copyright: © Copyright 2002 American Mathematical Society