References for Johann Rahn

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  1. N Malcolm, C Cavendish, J A Stedall and J Pell, John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005).
  2. J A Stedall, A Discourse Concerning Algebra : English Algebra to 1685 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002).


  1. J Aubrey, John Pell, Brief lives II (Oxford, 1898), 121-131.
  2. F Cajori, Rahn's Algebraic Symbols, Amer. Math. Monthly 31 (2) (1924), 65-71.
  3. N Malcolm, An Unpublished Letter from Henry Oldenburg to Johann Heinrich Rahn, Notes Rec. R. Soc. Lond. 58 (3) (2004), 249-266.
  4. C J Scriba, John Pell's English Edition of J H Rahn's Teutsche Algebra, in R S Cohen et al (eds.), For Dirk Struik (Reidel, Dordrecht, 1974), 261-274.

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