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Mikusa-Math 1136: Physical books

A guide to resources available through the library for the history project component of the class.

Reserve books

Currently, we have two books on the reserve shelf for check out at the BLIC circulation desk: Remarkable Mathematicians(2002) and Notable Mathematicians (1998). These books are set to go out for 2 hours at a time and must remain in the BLIC.

There are also quite a few other books in the OSU Library’s collection that can be requested. There are a few suggestions below but if you'd like to see the full list, click on the follow link.

List of math history books available for download.

Mathematics in civilization

Contextual history of mathematics

God created the integers

Change is possible

Great feuds in mathematics

Contributions to the history of Indian mathematics

Einstein's heroes

A historian looks back

A brief history of numbers