Women, art and geometry in Southern Africa

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Africa World Press, 1998 - Design - 244 pages
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The main objective of the book is to call attention to some mathematical ideas incorporated in the patterns invented by women in Southern Africa. An appreciation of these mathematical traditions may lead to their preservation, revival and development. Use of female art traditional forms has implications in the field of mathematics education.

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