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History of Mathematics

The titles in this series offer compelling historical perspectives on the individuals and communities that have profoundly influenced mathematics development. Each book constitutes a valuable addition to an historical or mathematical book collection. Volumes 4 through 39 were co-published with the London Mathematical Society. From volume 40 on, these volumes are published by the AMS. (ISSN 0899-2428)

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The War of Guns and Mathematics: Mathematical Practices and Communities in France and Its Western Allies around World War I - David Aubin, Sorbonne Universités, université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche, and Catherine Goldstein, CNRS, Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche, Editors - AMS, 2014, approx. 400 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 1-4704-1469-4, ISBN-13: 978-1-4704-1469-6, List: US$126, All AMS Members: US$100.80, HMATH/42
Pearls from a Lost City: The Lvov School of Mathematics - Roman Duda, University of Wrocław - Translated by Daniel Davies - AMS, 2014, 231 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 1-4704-1076-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-4704-1076-6, List: US$39, All AMS Members: US$31.20, HMATH/40
Mathematics across the Iron Curtain: A History of the Algebraic Theory of Semigroups - Christopher Hollings - AMS, 2014, 441 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 1-4704-1493-7, ISBN-13: 978-1-4704-1493-1, List: US$109, All AMS Members: US$87.20, HMATH/41
Theory of Algebraic Functions of One Variable - Richard Dedekind and Heinrich Weber - Translated and introduced by John Stillwell - AMS | LMS, 2012, 152 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-8330-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-8330-3, List: US$49, All AMS Members: US$39.20, HMATH/39
Early Days in Complex Dynamics: A history of complex dynamics in one variable during 1906-1942 - Daniel S. Alexander, Drake University, Felice Iavernaro, Università di Bari, and Alessandro Rosa - AMS | LMS, 2011, 454 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4464-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4464-9, List: US$99, All AMS Members: US$79.20, HMATH/38
Episodes in the History of Modern Algebra (1800-1950) - Jeremy J. Gray, The Open University, and Karen Hunger Parshall, University of Virginia, Editors - AMS | LMS, 2007, 336 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-6904-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-6904-8, List: US$69, All AMS Members: US$55.20, HMATH/32.S
Papers on Topology: Analysis Situs and Its Five Supplements - Henri Poincaré - Translated by John Stillwell - AMS | LMS, 2010, 228 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-5234-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-5234-7, List: US$59, All AMS Members: US$47.20, HMATH/37
The Scientific Legacy of Poincaré - Éric Charpentier, Université Bordeaux 1, Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, and Annick Lesne, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Editors - Translated by Joshua Bowman - AMS | LMS, 2010, 391 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4718-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4718-3, List: US$89, All AMS Members: US$71.20, HMATH/36
The Life and Times of the Central Limit Theorem: Second Edition - William J. Adams, Pace University - AMS | LMS, 2009, 195 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4899-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4899-9, List: US$53, All AMS Members: US$42.40, HMATH/35
Pioneering Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD's - Judy Green, Marymount University, and Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University - AMS | LMS, 2009, 345 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4376-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4376-5, List: US$81, All AMS Members: US$64.80, HMATH/34
Logic's Lost Genius: The Life of Gerhard Gentzen - Eckart Menzler-Trott - AMS | LMS, 2007, 442 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3550-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3550-0, List: US$92, All AMS Members: US$73.60, HMATH/33
Golden Years of Moscow Mathematics: Second Edition - Smilka Zdravkovska, Mathematical Reviews, and Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Editors - AMS | LMS, 2007, 306 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4261-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4261-4, List: US$61, All AMS Members: US$48.80, HMATH/6.R
The Volterra Chronicles: The Life and Times of an Extraordinary Mathematician 1860-1940 - Judith R. Goodstein, California Institute of Technology - AMS | LMS, 2007, 310 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3969-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3969-0, List: US$36, All AMS Members: US$28.80, HMATH/31
Exposition by Emil Artin: A Selection - Michael Rosen, Brown University, Editor - AMS | LMS, 2006, 346 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4172-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4172-3, List: US$61, All AMS Members: US$48.80, HMATH/30
Kolmogorov in Perspective - AMS | LMS, 2000, 230 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2918-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2918-9, List: US$53, All AMS Members: US$42.40, HMATH/20.S
Mathematics and Social Utopias in France: Olinde Rodrigues and His Times - Simon Altmann, Brasenose College, and Eduardo L. Ortiz, Imperial College, Editors - AMS | LMS, 2005, 168 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4253-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4253-9, List: US$50, All AMS Members: US$40, HMATH/28.S
Euclid's Phaenomena: A Translation and Study of a Hellenistic Treatise in Spherical Astronomy - J. L. Berggren, Simon Fraser University, and R. S. D. Thomas, University of Manitoba - AMS | LMS, 2006, 132 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-4072-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-4072-6, List: US$30, All AMS Members: US$24, HMATH/29
John von Neumann: Selected Letters - Miklós Rédei, Eotvos Lorand University, Editor - AMS | LMS, 2005, 301 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3776-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3776-4, List: US$65, All AMS Members: US$52, HMATH/27
The St. Petersburg School of Number Theory - B. N. Delone - AMS | LMS, 2005, 278 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3457-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3457-2, List: US$65, All AMS Members: US$52, HMATH/26
Hausdorff on Ordered Sets - J. M. Plotkin, Michigan State University, Editor - AMS | LMS, 2005, 322 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3788-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3788-7, List: US$76, All AMS Members: US$60.80, HMATH/25
The Scope and History of Commutative and Noncommutative Harmonic Analysis - G. W. Mackey - AMS | LMS, 1992, 370 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-3790-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3790-0, List: US$64, All AMS Members: US$51.20, HMATH/5.S
A History of Analysis - Hans Niels Jahnke, University of Essen, Editor - AMS | LMS, 2003, 422 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2623-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2623-2, List: US$98, All AMS Members: US$78.40, HMATH/24
Mathematics Unbound: The Evolution of an International Mathematical Research Community, 1800-1945 - Karen Hunger Parshall, University of Virginia, and Adrian C. Rice, Randolph-Macon College, Editors - AMS | LMS, 2002, 406 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2124-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2124-4, List: US$98, All AMS Members: US$78.40, HMATH/23
Ramanujan: Essays and Surveys - Bruce C. Berndt, University of Illinois, and Robert A. Rankin, University of Glasgow, Editors - AMS | LMS, 2001, 347 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2624-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2624-9, List: US$91, All AMS Members: US$72.80, HMATH/22
Essays in the History of Lie Groups and Algebraic Groups - Armand Borel, Institute for Advanced Study - AMS | LMS, 2001, 184 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0288-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0288-5, List: US$45, All AMS Members: US$36, HMATH/21
Extension Theory - Hermann Grassmann - AMS | LMS, 2000, 411 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2031-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2031-5, List: US$87, All AMS Members: US$69.60, HMATH/19
A Station Favorable to the Pursuits of Science: Primary Materials in the History of Mathematics at the United States Military Academy - Joe Albree, Auburn University at Montgomery, and David C. Arney and V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy - AMS | LMS, 2000, 272 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2059-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2059-9, List: US$68, All AMS Members: US$54.40, HMATH/18
Non-Euclidean Geometry in the Theory of Automorphic Functions - Jacques Hadamard (edited by Jeremy J. Gray and Abe Shenitzer) - AMS | LMS, 2000, 95 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2030-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2030-8, List: US$22, All AMS Members: US$17.60, HMATH/17
Pioneers of Representation Theory: Frobenius, Burnside, Schur, and Brauer - Charles W. Curtis, University of Oregon - AMS | LMS, 1999, 292 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2677-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2677-5, List: US$45, All AMS Members: US$36, HMATH/15.S
Lectures on Number Theory - P. G. L. Dirichlet (with supplements by R. Dedekind) - AMS | LMS, 1999, 275 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-2017-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2017-9, List: US$57, All AMS Members: US$45.60, HMATH/16 [classic]
Jacques Hadamard, A Universal Mathematician - Vladimir Maz'ya and Tatyana Shaposhnikova, Linköping University - AMS | LMS, 1998, 574 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-1923-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-1923-4, List: US$60, All AMS Members: US$48, HMATH/14.S
Mathematics and Mathematicians: Mathematics in Sweden before 1950 - Lars Gårding, Lund University - AMS | LMS, 1998, 288 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0612-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0612-8, List: US$91, All AMS Members: US$72.80, HMATH/13
The Way I Remember It - Walter Rudin, University of Wisconsin, Madison - AMS | LMS, 1997, 191 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0633-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0633-3, List: US$36, All AMS Members: US$28.80, HMATH/12
Poincaré and the Three Body Problem - June Barrow-Green, The Open University - AMS | LMS, 1997, 272 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0367-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0367-7, List: US$47, All AMS Members: US$37.60, HMATH/11
Sources of Hyperbolic Geometry - John Stillwell, Monash University - AMS | LMS, 1996, 153 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0922-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0922-8, List: US$47, All AMS Members: US$37.60, HMATH/10.S
Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary - Bruce C. Berndt, University of Illinois, and Robert A. Rankin, University of Glasgow - AMS | LMS, 1995, 347 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0470-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0470-4, List: US$62, All AMS Members: US$49.60, HMATH/9.S
The Emergence of the American Mathematical Research Community, 1876-1900: J. J. Sylvester, Felix Klein, and E. H. Moore - Karen Hunger Parshall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and David E. Rowe, University Mainz, Germany - AMS | LMS, 1994, 500 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0907-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0907-5, List: US$47, All AMS Members: US$37.60, HMATH/8.S
Lectures in the History of Mathematics - Henk J. M. Bos, Mathematics Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands - AMS | LMS, 1993, 197 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0920-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0920-4, List: US$47, All AMS Members: US$37.60, HMATH/7.S
A Century of Mathematics in America - Peter Duren, Editor - AMS, 1991, 1737 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0138-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0138-3, List: US$279, All AMS Members: US$223.20, HMATHSET
Operations Analysis in the United States Army Eighth Air Force in World War II - Charles W. McArthur, Tallahassee, FL - AMS | LMS, 1991, 349 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0158-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0158-1, List: US$44, All AMS Members: US$35.20, HMATH/4
A Century of Mathematics in America: Part 3 - Peter Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Editor - AMS, 1989, 675 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0136-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0136-9, List: US$113, All AMS Members: US$90.40, HMATH/3
A Century of Mathematics in America: Part 2 - Peter Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Editor - AMS, 1989, 585 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0130-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0130-7, List: US$106, All AMS Members: US$84.80, HMATH/2
A Century of Mathematics in America: Part 1 - Peter Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Editor - AMS, 1988, 477 pp., Softcover, ISBN-10: 0-8218-0124-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0124-6, List: US$91, All AMS Members: US$72.80, HMATH/1

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