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.


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.