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Mathematics Boooks: help

  1. Jun 18, 2003 #1
    i am trying to find some good books for getting a true understanding of mathematics, maybe specifically calculus or geometry.. now im not talking a student book or one with a million problems in it. but a math book that is like hyperspace and the elegant universe books are to theoretical physics.. anyone know of any good books like these?
     
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  3. Jun 20, 2003 #2

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    Gullberg, Mathematics from the birth of numbers; Stillwell, Mathematics and its history.
     
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