Bolema: Boletim de Educação Matemática
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GOMES, Maria Laura Magalhães. Autobiographical writing and history of mathematics education. Bolema [online]. 2012, vol.26, n.42a, pp.105-138. ISSN 0103-636X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-636X2012000100007.
This article focuses on the possibilities of connection between autobiographical writing and history of mathematics education. The paper discusses conceptions of autobiographical writing and presents a panorama of their historical development. It also presents a typology of autobiographical texts and examines theoretical and methodological issues concerning historical research which uses those texts as sources or subjects of investigation.
Keywords : Autobiographical Writing; History of Mathematics Education.