@inbook{10.2307/j.ctt7sdsb.12,
ISBN = {9780691135267},
URL = {http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt7sdsb.12},
abstract = {Ancient Indian history raises many problems. The period before the Christian era takes on a haziness that seems to have prompted opposing reactions. There are those who make excessive claims for the antiquity of Indian mathematics, and others who go to the opposite extreme and deny the existence of any “real” Indian mathematics before about AD 500. The principal motive of the former is to emphasize the uniqueness of Indian mathematical achievements. In this view, if there was any influence, it was always a one-way traffic from India to the rest of the world. The motives of the latter are},
bookauthor = {George Gheverghese Joseph},
booktitle = {The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition)},
edition = {STU - Student edition},
pages = {311--371},
publisher = {Princeton University Press},
title = {Ancient Indian Mathematics},
year = {2011}
}