A Brief History of Mathematics

By BBC Radio 4 Extra

What's A Brief History of Mathematics about?

Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science

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Nicolas Bourbaki

10.01.2010

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the calculations: the passions and rivalries of mathematicians struggling to get their ideas heard. Professor Marcus du Sautoy shows how these masters of abstraction ...

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