Course literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

Bibliography for:
Approved 18 Dec 2020

A History of Mathematics for Teachers (MD1097)

V38AB (Spring 2021, 50%, Day, Normal, Falun, Round 3, ORD)


  • Fauvel, J. (1991). Using history in mathematics education. For the learning of mathematics, 11(2), 3-6.
  • Fried, M. N. (2001). Can mathematics education and history of mathematics coexist. Science and education, 10(4), 391-408.
  • Jankvist, U. T. (2009). A categorization of the “whys” and “hows” of using history in mathematics education. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 71(3), 235-261. DOI: 10.1007/s10649-008-9174-9
  • Skolverket. (2018). Curriculum for the compulsory school, preschool class and leisure-time center 2011. Stockholm. Retrieved from
    Government publication

Reference literature

  • Burton, D. M. (2011). The history of mathematics. An introducation (Seventh edition). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-338315-6
    Other:This course is not constructed around one specific publication. We do however recommend that students acquire at least one publication summarizing the history of mathematics in general terms. For this purpose we recommend Burton (2011).
    Book / Anthology
  • Katz, V. J. (2009). A History of Mathematics: An Introducation. (3rd edition). Boston: Addison Wesley Longman. ISBN: 978-0-32-138700-4
    Other:Alternative to Burton (2011)
    Book / Anthology