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Im trying to connect my study to a breif history of prime numbers . Also im interesting in reading history of numbers how they come and how they developed . So can any one suggest for this question a good book or any helpful reference for the history of prime numbers from Creek till 19 century and thank you in advanced .

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  • $\begingroup$ Look at Narkiewicz's "The Development of Prime Number Theory from Euclid to Hardy and Littlewood." It probably has more than you could possibly want to read. $\endgroup$ – KCd Jan 1 '17 at 19:35
  • $\begingroup$ Dickson's classic History of the theory of numbers is available online. $\endgroup$ – Conifold Jan 4 '17 at 0:07
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you , just little question is there any book form 1900 till present in the development of primality testing and divisibility .@KCD @conifold $\endgroup$ – Ramez Hindi Jan 5 '17 at 18:39
  • $\begingroup$ I don't know about a book, Bornemann's PRIMES Is in P in Notices briefly reviews some of it prior to Agrawal-Kayal-Saxena. $\endgroup$ – Conifold Jan 6 '17 at 4:02
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