**Lectures on the History of Mathematics**

by G. Donald Allen

**Publisher**: Texas A&M University 2003

**Description**:

Exploring the concepts, ideas, and results of mathematics is a fascinating topic. In this course you will see firsthand many of the results that have made what mathematics is today and meet the mathematicians that created them.

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