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The story of math [videorecording] / Open University, BBC co-production ; written by Marcus Du Sautoy ; produced & directed by Karen McGann
Hamilton, NJ : FIlms for the Humanities & Sciences, c2009
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA21 .S76 2009  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA21 .S76 2009  v.2    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA21 .S76 2009  v.3    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA21 .S76 2009  v.4    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- History
Physical Description 4 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD-R
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Performer/Participant Presented by Marcus Du Sautoy
Credits BBC executive producer, Krysia Derecki ; series producer, Kim Duke ; executive producer, David Okuefuna
Note Original Open University title : The story of maths
Originally produced in 2008
Summary In this landmark series of films, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy escorts viewers through the history of this most important of all intellectual disciplines. In a journey that takes him through the ages and around the world, he examines the development of key mathematical ideas and shows how, in a multitude of surprising ways, mathematical ideas underpin the science, technology, and culture that shape our world
Contents [v.1]. The language of the universe: mathematics in ancient times [videorecording] (58 min.) -- [v.2]. The genius of the East: mathematics during the Middle Ages [videorecording] (58 min.) -- [v.3]. The frontiers of space: mathematics during the Scientific Revolution [videorecording] (59 min.) -- [v.4]. To infinity and beyond : mathematics in modern times [videorecording] (58 min.)
Alternate Author Du Sautoy, Marcus
McGann, Karen
British Broadcasting Corporation
Open University
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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