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history of modern mathematics proceedings of the Symposiumon the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 20-24 June 1989 by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics (1988 Vassar College)

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .
Written in English


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Statementedited by David E. Rowe and John McCleary.. Vol.2, Institutions and applications.
ContributionsRowe, David E., McCleary, John.
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Open LibraryOL14867565M

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