History of Mathematics
My main interests in the history of mathematics are the development of algebra, and the links between the history of mathematics and mathematics education.
- Hannah, J. (2012). Review of The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic revolution by Keith Devlin. Notices Amer. Math. Soc., 59 (5) 661-664.
- Hannah, J. (2011). Conventions for recreational problems in Fibonacci's Liber Abbaci. Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 65 155-180. (Preprint).
- Hannah, J. (2007). False position in Leonardo of Pisa's Liber Abbaci. Historia Mathematica, 34, 306-322. (Preprint).
- Hannah, J. (2005). Fibonacci and the method of false position. Canterbury Mathematical Association Newsletter, (September 2005), 2-5.
- Hannah, J. (2003). Review of Fibonacci's Liber Abaci translated by L. E. Sigler. New Zealand Mathematical Society Newsletter, 89 42-44.
Reviews of books about the history of mathematics
- Hannah, J. (2015). Review of Taming the Unknown by Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall.
- Hannah, J. (2010). Review of Mathematics in India by Kim Plofker. Aestimatio, 7 44-52.
- Hannah, J. (2002). Review of Lengths, Widths, Surfaces. A portrait of Old Babylonian Algebra and Its Kin by Jens Hoyrup. New Zealand Mathematical Society Newsletter, 86 36-39.
- Hannah, J. (2001). Review of Euler - Foundations of Differential Calculus translated by John D. Blanton. New Zealand Mathematical Society Newsletter, 82 28-30.