Want to know more about Sangaku and Wasan? The following books and articles are a great place to start.
The following works are dedicated to Sangaku.
- Japanese Temples Geometry Problems: San Gaku by Hidetoshi Fukagawa and Dan Pedoe. Charles Babbage Research Foundation: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1989.
- Sacred Mathematics: Japanese Temple Geometry by Fukagawa Hidetoshi and Tony Rothman. Princeton University Press, 2008.
- Sangaku ni manabu 算額に学ぶ by Ohara Shigeru. さきたま出版会, 2010. (In Japanese).
Sangaku Proofs: A Japanese Mathematician at Work by J. Marshall Unger. Cornell Univ East Asia Program (January 1, 2015).
- ‘Les mathématiques peuvent-elles n’être que pour divertissement? Une analyse des tablettes votives de mathématiques à l’époque d’Edo’ by Annick Horiuchi in Extrême-Orient, vol. 20, 1998.
- ‘The New Temple Geometry Problems in Hirotaka’s Ebisui Files’ by Miroslaw Majewski, Jen-Chung Chuan, and Nishizawa Hitoshi in Proceedings of ATCM 2010, Univeristy of Malaya, December 2010.
- ‘”Amateur” Proofs Blend Religion And Scholarship in Ancient
Japan. Science’ by Dennis Normile in Science, 307 (5716), March 2005.
- ‘Japanese Temple Geometry’ by Tony Rothman in Scientific American, 278 (5), 1997.
- ‘Sangaku – Japanese Mathematics and Art in the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries’ by Hidetoshi Fukagawa and Kazunori Horibe in Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, 2014.
- ‘Historical Notes: Sangaku – The Mathematics of Traditional Japanese Votive Tablets’ by Albrecht Heeffer in Mathematics Today, December 2012.
- ‘Solving Sangaku: A Traditional Solution to a Nineteenth Century Japanese Temple Problem’ by Rosalie Hosking in Journal for History of Mathematics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2017.
The following works contain details about the Japanese Edo Period mathematical tradition known as Wasan, rather than specifically Sangaku.
- A History of Japanese Mathematics by David Eugene Smith and Yoshio Mikami. Cosimo, Inc: New York, 2000.
- Japanese Mathematics in the Edo Period (1600-1868) by Annick Horiuchi. Science Network Historical Series Volume 40. Springer Basel AG: Switzerland, 2010.
- 日本人の数学: 和算. 河出書房新社 by Shimodaira Kazuo. Kawade Shobō Shinsha: Tokyo, 1972. (In Japanese).
- 和算の事典 by Saito Kenichi, Yamaji Katsunori, and Tomomi Nishida. 朝倉書: Japan, 2009. (In Japanese).
- Seki, Founder of Modern Mathematics in Japan. A Commemoration on His Tercentenary, editors Eberhard Knobloch, Hikosaburo Komatsu, and Dun Liu. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 39: Japan, 2013.
- Jinkōki 塵劫記. Wasan Intitute. Tokyo Shoseki Printing Co., Ltd: Tokyo, Japan, 2000.
- Wasan: Japanese mathematics by Kinnosuke Ogura. Kodansha: Tokyo, 1993. Translation of: Nihon no sūgaku. Written in Japanese by Kinnosuke Ogura; translated by Norio Ise.
- ‘Mathematical Treatise on Technique of Linkage: An Annotated English Translation of Takebe Katahiro’s Tetsujutsu Sankei’ by Morimoto Mitsuo and Ogawa Tsukane in SCIAMVS, 13:157–286, 2012.
- ‘A review of the history of Japanese Mathematics’ by Tsukane Ogawa in Revue d’histoire des mathématiques, 7, 2001.