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Who Is Tartaglia Really? - Bibliography

Friedrich Katscher

Burton, David. The History of Mathematics: An Introduction. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown, 1991.

Cooke, Roger. The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Eves, Howard. An Introduction to the History of Mathematics. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing, 1990.

Masotti, Arnaldo. “Tartaglia,” Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons Inc., 1976, Vol. XIII, pp. 258-262.

O'Connor, J. J. and E. F. Robertson, "Nicolo Tartaglia," MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive, 2005.

Smith, David E. History of Mathematics. 2 vols. New York: Dover Publications, 1950.

Suzuki, Jeff. A History of Mathematics. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.


For more on Tartaglia and the solution to cubic equations, see the the Convergence article, How Tartaglia Solved the Cubic Equation, by the same author.

Friedrich Katscher, "Who Is Tartaglia Really? - Bibliography," Convergence (August 2011)