History of mathematics and history of science

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Mann, Tony;

This essay argues that the diversity of the history of mathematics community in the United Kingdom has influenced the development of the subject and is a significant factor behind the different concerns often evident in work on the history of mathematics when compared w... View more
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    4 D. M. Cannell, George Green: Mathematician and Physicist, 1793-1841: The Background to His Life and Work ([London]: Athlone, 1993).

    5 For the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive see http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.html.

    11 Patricia Fara, Newton: The Making of Genius (London: Macmillan, 2002); and Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2010).

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