Ancient mathematics. Sherlock Holmes in Babylon / R. Creighton Buck 
Words and pictures: new light on Plimpton 322 / Eleanor Robson 
Mathematics, 600 B.C.600 A.D. / Max Dehn 
Diophantus of Alexandria / J.D. Swift 
Hypatia of Alexandria / A.W. Richeson 
Hypatia and her mathematics / Michael A.B. Deakin 
The evolution of mathematics in ancient China / Frank Swetz 
Liu Hui and the first golden age of Chinese mathematics / Philip D. Straffin, Jr. 
Number systems of the North American Indians / W.C. Eells 
The number system of the Mayas / A.W. Richeson 
Before the conquest / Marcia Ascher 
Medieval and renaissance mathematics. The discovery of the series formula for [pi] by Leibniz, Gregory and Nilakantha / Ranjan Roy 
Ideas of calculus in Islam and India / Victor J. Katz 
Was calculus invented in India? / David Bressoud 
An early iterative method for the determinationof sin 1° / Farhad Riahi. Leonardo of Pisa and his Liber Quadratorum / R.B. McClenon 
The algorists vs. the abacists: an ancient controversy on the use of calculators / Barbara E. Reynolds 
Sidelights on the CardanTartaglia controversy / Martin A. Nordgaard 
Reading Bombelli's xpurgated algebra / Abraham Arcavi and Maxim Bruckheimer 
The first work on mathematics printed in the New World / David Eugene Smith 
The seventeenth century. An application of geography to mathematics: history of the integral of the secant / V. Frederick Rickey and Philip M. Tuchinsky 
Some historical notes on the cycloid / E.A. Whitman 
Descartes and the problemsolving / Judith Grabiner 
René Descartes' curvedrawing devices: experiments in the relations between mechanical motion and symbolic language / David Dennis 
Certain mathematical achievements of James Gregory / Max Dehn and E.D. Hellinger 
The changing concept of change: the derivative from Fermat to Weierstrass / Judith V. Grabiner. The crooked made straight: Roberval and Newton on tangents / Paul R. Wolfson 
On the discovery of the logarithmic series and its development in England up to Cotes / Josef Ehrenfried Hofmann 
Isaac Newton: man, myth and mathematics / V. Frederick Rickey 
Reading the master: Newton and the birth of celestial mechanics / Bruce Pourciau 
Newton as an originator of polar coordinates / C.B. Boyer 
Newton's method for resolving affected equations / Chris Christensen 
A contribution of Leibniz to the history of complex numbers / R.B. McClenon 
Functions of a curve: Leibniz's original notion of functions / David Dennis and Jere Confrey 
The eighteenth century. Brook Taylor and the mathematical theory of linear perspectives / P.S. Jones 
Was Newton's calculus a dead end? The continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions / Judith Grabiner 
Discussion of fluxions: from Berkeley to Woodhouse / Florian Cajori. The Bernoullis and the harmonic series / William Dunham 
Leonhard Euler 17071783 / J.J. Burckhardt 
The number e / J.L. Coolidge 
Euler's vision of a general partial differential calculus for a generalized kind of function / Jesper Lützen 
Euler and the fundamental theorem of algebra / William Dunham 
Euler and differentials / Anthony P. Ferzola 
Euler and quadratic reciprocity / Harold M. Edwards.
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