The History of Mathematics and Mathematicians of India

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CONTENTS

Foreword / ix

Preface / xi

Errata / xiv

Abbreviations / xv

Introduction / 1

Chapter – I  Indus Valley Mathematics (C. 2300 to 1700 B.C) / 13

Chapter – II  Mathematics in the age of Vedas (2000 B.C. – 800 B.C.) / 15

Chapter – III  The Age of the Vedangas or the Sutra period (800 B.C.  – 200 B.C.) / 19

Chapter – IV  Buddhist and Jaina Schools: (C.600 BC. to A.D. 300) / 35

Chapter – V  Pre – classical Age of Epics and Siddhantas (B.C. 200 – A.D. 320) / 45

Chapter – VI  The Golden Age of Indian Mathematics or The Classical Period (AD. 320 – 750) / 54

Chapter – VII  From New Jain writings to Bhaskara II (750 AD to 1200 AD) / 104

Chapter – VIII  Medieval Mathematics in North India (A.D. 1200 – 1850) / 142

Chapter – IX  Aryabhata School of Astronomy in Kerala (A.D. 1400 – 1850) / 160

Chapter – X  From the founding of the Universities to freedom (1857 – 1947 A.D.) / 218

Bibliography / 222

Index / 234