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Fawcett Columbine, 1991 - Mathematics - 266 pages
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A fascinating journey through time and space that traces the immense variety of mathematical concepts throughout world history--from the cradle of civilization in Mesopotamia to ancient China and classical Greece into the computer age. Stylishly written and grounded in human drama behind mathematics, Number makes this complex subject accessible and fun to read about.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Language of Number
7
The Amerindians and Number
21
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