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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(241mm x 175mm x 8mm)
Australian Council Educational Research (ACER)
Publisher: Australian Council Educational Research (ACER)
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