
06021576
j
2012b.00030
Abdeljaouad, Mahdi
The first Egyptian modern mathematics textbook.
Int. J. Hist. Math. Educ. 6, No. 2, 122 (2011).
2011
COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications), Bedford, MA
EN
A30
U20
history of mathematics education (19th century)
translation of European mathematics textbooks
B\'ezout's {\it Arithmetic}
Summary: Ahmad alTabb\=akh's textbook is the first evidence of European mathematics taught in Egypt at the beginning of the 19$^{th}$ century. We provide reliable evidence that this textbook is the indirect translation into Arabic of a famous 18$^{th}$century French textbook written by B\'ezout.