1st Edition

The Queen of Mathematics A Historically Motivated Guide to Number Theory

By Jay Goldman Copyright 1997
    550 Pages
    by A K Peters/CRC Press

    This book takes the unique approach of examining number theory as it emerged in the 17th through 19th centuries. It leads to an understanding of today's research problems on the basis of their historical development. This book is a contribution to cultural history and brings a difficult subject within the reach of the serious reader.

    Biography

    Jay R. Goldman

    "A superb combination historical narrative and introductory mathematic text." -Math Works, May 2003