Learn about the advancement of mathematics from these resources.
This is a history of "a number of continental writers... their writings... analytical geometry and the differential and integral calculus were perfected."
This is a history of analytical methods in England.
This site is a listing of the Mathematicians who contributed to the study of math. Each has a biography. This is adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908).
Learn about the Principia from this site on the history of Mathematics, maintained by Dr. Wilkins, of Trinity College, Dublin.
This interesting site contains biographies of Women who contributed to math.