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History and Mathematics Education: A look around the World with Particular Reference to Italy

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  title={History and Mathematics Education: A look around the World with Particular Reference to Italy},
  author={Fulvia Furinghetti},
  year={2004}
}
: Having served for four years (2000-2004) as a chairperson of the Study Group HPM (The International Study Group on the Relations between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics) affiliated to ICMI, I have collected a good amount of information on the role of the history of mathematics in mathematics education. As a general view I may single out two main streams in the interpretation of this role: (A) History for reflecting on the nature of mathematics as a socio-cultural process, (B) History… 

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