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Mathematics in Library and Review Classification Systems: An Historical Overview
The modern classification of mathematical subjects occurred within the larger framework of library classification, a project receiving sustained attention in the period from 1870 to the present. The early work of the library cataloguers was carried out against the background of a broad nineteenth-century interest in the classification of knowledge. We explore different views during this period concerning the position of mathematics in the overall scheme of knowledge, the scope of mathematicsdoi:10.5771/0943-7444-2020-4-334 fatcat:uufe2m6x2nfudhvogrwm2ueovu