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Looks at the history and anthropology of the expression of numbers throughout the ages and across different cultures. It deals with the different ways that number representation has been structured, the history and prehistory of number concepts, and the evolution of numerical representation (in word and symbol). These themes are explored through the various expressions of number-concepts in different cultures in different places and times.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780864317575
ISBN-10: 0864317573
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 175mm x 8mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Australian Council Educational Research (ACER)
Publisher: Australian Council Educational Research (ACER)
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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