What was it like to learn maths at school in the Victorian period?
We visited the British Schools Museum in Hitchin to find out.
Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.
This is the first of a two part series of articles on the history
of Algebra from about 2000 BCE to about 1000 CE.
Michele Emmer, (1993) The
Visual Mind; Art and Mathematics MIT Press
J.L. Heilbron, (1998) Geometry
Civilised; History, Culture and Technique . Clarendon Press,
AND a book to look out for:
Eleanor Robson and Jackie Stedall (Editors) (December 2008),
The Oxford Handbook of the
History of Mathematics . Oxford University Press