Graham Flegg - Science - 1983 - 295 pages
Traces the history of counting, numeral systems, and arithmetic from ancient times to the present and discusses the development of methods of calculating with numbers
Graham Flegg - Mathematics - 1983 - 294 pages
Extremely readable, jargon-free book for general readers traces the evolution of counting systems, from the primitive techniques of antiquity to computers. Text examines the ...