Book Reviews

Book Reviews

This page contains the original submitted versions of book reviews subsequently published in the British Journal for the History of Mathematics. They are collected here with the authors' permission, as a service to the community.


Vol 34 issue 3

A Heefer review of Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes (ed.) Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

D Leddy review of Chris Pritchard, A Common Family Weakness for Statistics: Essays on Francis Galton, George Darwin and the Normal Curve of Evolutionary Biology


Vol 35 issue 1

T. Astarte review of Ken Steiglitz, The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digital

C. Hollings review of David Rowe, A Richer Picture of Mathematics: the Göttingen Tradition and Beyond

Vol 35 issue 2

V. Peckhaus review of Robin Wilson and Amirouche Moktefi (eds.), The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

L. Rogers review of June Barrow-Green, Jeremy Gray, and Robin Wilson (eds.), The History of Mathematics: A Source-Based Approach, Vol1

F. Tanswell review of Philip Ording, 99 Variations on a Proof

Vol 35 issue 3

J. Dauben review of Christopher Cullen, Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

T. Crilly review of Marcel Danesi, Pythagoras' Legacy