About this book
Subtitled, "The Story Of Mathematics - From The First Numbers To Chaos Theory". The definitive history of maths, looking at how it has affected society and changed everyday life.
From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart explains each major development - from the first number systems to chaos theory - and considers how each affected society and changed everyday life forever.