From one to zero: a universal history of numbers

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Daedalus Books, 1985 - Mathematics - 503 pages
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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Born speaking Hebrew Arabic and French in Morocco, and widely-traveled, Georges Ifrah provides a comprehensive tour of how "numbers" were used by people across expanses of time, place and culture. He ... Read full review

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I have to admit that I haven't finished reading this book. With over six hundred, large-format pages and relatively small type, it would probably not have made "Hal's Picks" until next year if I had ... Read full review

Contents

The Origin and Discovery of Numbers
3
The Principle of the Base
31
CONCRETE COUNTING
53
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