History Topics: Alphabetical Index

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Abstract group concept
Abstract linear spaces
Alcuin's: Propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes
Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?
Arabic numerals
Architecture and mathematics
Art and mathematics - perspective
Babylonian mathematics
Babylonian numerals
Babylonian Pythagoras's theorem
Bakhshali manuscript
Bernard Bolzano's manuscripts
Bourbaki: the pre-war years
Bourbaki: the post-war years
Brachistochrone problem
Braid's Arithmetic Exercises
Burnside problem
Chinese mathematics
Chinese numerals
Chinese problems
Christianity and Mathematics
Chronology of Pi
Chrystal and the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Classical time
Cubic surfaces
Decimal time and angles
Debating topics on mathematics
Difesa of Galileo
Doubling the cube
Egyptian mathematics
Egyptian numerals
Egyptian papyri
Elliptic functions
Fair book of 1852
English attack on the Longitude Problem
Euclid's definitions
Fermat's last theorem
Forgery and Chasles
Forgery and the Berlin Academy
Four colour theorem
Fractal Geometry
Fundamental theorem of algebra
Function concept
General relativity
Galileo's Difesa
Golden ratio
Greek Astronomy
Greek number systems
Greek mathematicians - sources
Greek mathematics - sources
Greek poetry
Gregory's St Andrews Observatory
Harriot's manuscripts
Hirst's diary comments
History of calculus
History of Fractal Geometry
History of the number e
History of group theory
History of mathematics at St Andrews to 1700
History of Pi
History of Quantum mechanics
History of Set Theory
History of the Burnside problem
History of Time: Classical time
History of Time: 20th Century time
History of Zero
History of Topology
How do we know about Greek mathematicians?
How do we know about Greek mathematics?
Inca mathematics
Indian mathematics
Indian numerals

Indian Sulbasutras
Jaina mathematics
James Walker's Fair book
Kepler's planetary laws
Ledermann's St Andrews interview
Light: Ancient Greece to Maxwell
Light: Relativity and quantum era
London Coffee houses and mathematics
Longitude and the Académie Royale
Longitude Problem and the English attack
Manuscript Tradition in Ptolemy's Geography
Mathematical discovery of planets
Mathematical games and recreations
Mathematics and architecture
Mathematics and the physical world
Matrices and determinants
Mayan mathematics
Memory, mental arithmetic and mathematics
Newton's bucket
Newton and Poetry
Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
Non-Euclidean geometry
Orbits and gravitation
Overview of Babylonian mathematics
An overview of Chinese mathematics
Overview of Egyptian mathematics
Overview of the History of Mathematics
Overview of Indian mathematics
Pell's equation
Perfect numbers
Physical world and mathematics
Poetry about Newton
Poetry about Euclid and Archimedes
Poincaré - Inspector of mines
Prime numbers
Ptolemy's Geography
Quadratic, cubic and quartic equations
Quantum mechanics
Real numbers: Pythagoras to Stevin
Real numbers: Stevin to Hilbert
Real numbers: Attempts to understand
Ring theory
Royal Society of Edinburgh and George Chrystal
St Andrews mathematics up to 1700
Scottish Book
Scottish mathematical physics and Topology
Set Theory
Size of the Universe
Special relativity
Squaring the circle
Statistical material
Tait's scrapbook
Tartaglia versus Cardan
Ten classics of Chinese mathematics
Thomas Harriot's manuscripts
Thomas Hirst's diary comments
Topology and Scottish mathematical physics
Trigonometric functions
Trisecting an angle
Twentieth Century time
Walker's Fair book of 1852
Walter Ledermann's St Andrews interview
Water clocks
Wave versus matrix mechanics
Weil family
Word problems for groups
Visit to Maxwell's house

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