Wardhaugh, B., ed.: A Wealth of Numbers: An Anthology of 500 Years of Popular Mathemati...  4 views

Garrett Eastman on 24 Apr 12"Despite what we may sometimes imagine, popular mathematics writing didn't begin with Martin Gardner. In fact, it has a rich tradition stretching back hundreds of years. This entertaining and enlightening anthologythe first of its kindgathers nearly one hundred fascinating selections from the past 500 years of popular math writing, bringing to life a littleknown side of math history."