Readership: This is a lively and fascinating account that will inspire students and potential students, as well as appealing to the general reader.
Jacqueline Stedall, Senior Research Fellow, The Queen's College, Oxford
Jacqueline Stedall researches and teaches history of mathematics at the University of Oxford. She has written a number of books on Early Modern European mathematics and co-edited, with Eleanor Robson, The Oxford Handbook of the history of mathematics. She is a longstanding member of the British Society for the History of Mathematics and Editor of its Bulletin.
1: Mathematics: myth and history
2: What is mathematics and who is a mathematician?
3: How are mathematical ideas disseminated?
4: Learning mathematics
5: Mathematical livelihoods
6: Getting inside mathematics
7: The evolving historiography of mathematics