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Book Information:

Authors: Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall
Title: Taming the unknown. A history of algebra from antiquity to the early twentieth century
Additional book information: Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2014, xvi+485 pp., ISBN 978-0-691-14905-9, US $49.50

Review Information:

Reviewer: John Stillwell
Affiliation: University of San Francisco
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 725-731
Published electronically: March 23, 2015
Review copyright: © Copyright 2015 American Mathematical Society