Intimations of Infinity by Jadran Mimica
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Intimations of Infinity
By Jadran Mimica

Intimations of Infinity

The Cultural Meanings of the Iqwaye Counting and Number Systems

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Intimations of Infinity by Jadran Mimica

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This is a remarkable work which captures the reader's imagination as only few books do. From a description of the counting system of Iqwaye people of Papua New Guinea, the author develops a deeper and broader interpretation of the Iqwaye kinship system and cosmology, culminating in a powerful critique of western assumptions about the development of rational thought.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780854968541
ISBN-10: 0854968547
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jadran Mimica

Jadran Mimica Lecturer in Anthropology,University College London

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