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John Derbyshire. Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra. National Academies Press. 2006. 374pp.

Jeremy J. Gray; Karen Hunger Parshall (editor). Episodes in the History of Modern Algebra (1800-1950). AMS Bookstore. 2007. 336pp.

Thomas L. Heath. Diophantus of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra. Cambridge University Press. 1885. 248pp. Notes: 2nd Edition issued in 1910, 386pp.

Israel Kleiner. History of Abstract Algebra. Birkhäuser. 2007. 168pp.

Helena Mary Pycior. Symbols, Impossible Numbers, and Geometric Entanglements: British Algebra Through the Commentaries on Newton's Universal Arithmetick. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 328pp.

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