The universal history of numbers: from prehistory to the invention of the computer

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Harvill, 1998 - Mathematics - 633 pages
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Review: The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer

User Review  - Andrea Hickman Walker - Goodreads

I think the subtitle is rather misleading because it doesn't really discuss the invention of computers, unless one considers a computer to be any kind of calculating machine. There is a discussion of ... Read full review

Review: The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer

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Fantastic! Always at hand Read full review

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Contents

Ethnological and Psychological Approaches to the Sources of Numbers
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Base Numbers and the Birth of Numbersystems
23
The Earliest Calculating MachineThe Hand
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