A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685
Author: Jacqueline A. Stedall
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: March 27, 2003
A Discourse Concerning Algebra, provides a new and readable account of the rise of algebra in England from the Medieval period to the later years of the 17th Century.Stedall's book follows the reception and dissemination of important algebraic ideas and methods from continental Europe and the consequent revolution in the state of English mathematics in the 17th century.