# eBook editions of AMUCHMA publications for free

[From AIMS-chat email Dec 10th 2013]

eBook editions of AMUCHMA publications for free

Dear colleagues,

I have the pleasure to announce that the eBook versions of the following

four books published originally by the African Mathematical Union

Commission on the History of Mathematics in Africa (AMUCHMA) are now

available and can be downloaded for free from the Lulu website:

* Gerdes, Paulus & Djebbar, Ahmed (2011), “History of Mathematics in

Africa: AMUCHMA 25 Years”, 2 volumes (Volume 1: 1986-1999; Volume 2:

2000-2011), 924 pp. (Forewords: Saliou Touré, President, African

Mathematical Union; Craig Fraser & Elena Ausejo, Chair & Secretary,

International Commission for the History of Mathematics; Eberhard Knobloch,

President, International Academy for the History of Science; Afterwords:

Aderemi Kuku, Honorary President, African Mathematical Union; Jean-Pierre

Ezin, Commissioner for Human Resources, Sciences and Technology of the

African Union)

* Gerdes, Paulus & Djebbar, Ahmed (2007), “Mathematics in African History

and Cultures. An annotated Bibliography”, 430 pp. (Foreword: Jan Persens,

President of the African Mathematical Union) (Special Mention,

Conover-Porter Award, African Studies Association USA)

* Gerdes, Paulus (2007), “African Doctorates in Mathematics: A Catalogue”,

383 pp.(Foreword: Mohamed Hassan, President of the African Academy of

Sciences)

I suppose some of you may order copies of the printed version of the books

for your personal, institutional, or university library. The printed

version may be ordered on the Lulu website:

Distribution:

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/pgerdes

( http://stores.lulu.com/pgerdes, www.lulu.com )

Best regards,

Paulus Gerdes

Vice-President for Southern Africa, African Academy of Sciences;

Former Chairman, African Mathematical Union Commission for the History of

Mathematics in Africa (1986-2013);

Postal adress: C.P. 915, Maputo, Mozambique

paulus.gerdes@gmail.com

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