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Mathematics in the Age of Jane Austen: Essential Skills of 1800

S. Gray 

November 2000, Volume 93, Issue 8, Page 670

Abstract:
Textbooks from the 1880s for young ladies vs. young men, for the youngest students, more advanced students, as well as university students. These publications furnish a record of the skills thought to be essential at the turn of the previous century.

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