5 edition of **Pioneers in mathematics** found in the catalog.

Pioneers in mathematics

Bradley, Michael J.

- 95 Want to read
- 9 Currently reading

Published
**2006**
by Chelsea House in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
- Mathematics -- History -- Juvenile literature.

Profiles individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statement | Michael J. Bradley. |

Genre | Biography, Juvenile literature. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA28 .B74 2006 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 5 v. : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22381404M |

ISBN 10 | 0816054223 |

ISBN 10 | 9780816054220 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 144991217 |

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