Mathematics for the million

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Norton, 1951 - Mathematics - 697 pages
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Review: Mathematics for the Million: How to Master the Magic of Numbers

User Review  - Krollo - Goodreads

Surprisingly good for a lefty discussion of relatively easy maths. The parts where Hogben teaches us about how numbers work are wonderful examples of math instruction; the parts where he waxes lyrical about socialism could well lead to a wonderful example of mass destruction. Read full review

Review: Mathematics for the Million: How to Master the Magic of Numbers

User Review  - Owen - Goodreads

Hard for me to believe that anyone would rate this book lower than a five. It is a unique and fascinating book that looks at the historical development of mathematics with a clear focus on the most ... Read full review

Contents

Authors Excuse
xi
The Dawn of Nothing
287
The World Encompassed
348
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