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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Bookshelf -- Calculus: An Historical Approach by William McGowen Priestley
When I first made the transition from the humanities to the sciences, I started a long and often discouraging search for books that were well written enough to stand alone rather than simply provide a set of examples and problems for a class.
Priestley's Calculus was one of the best books I came across.
Calculus: An Historical Approach by William McGowen Priestley