The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition)

The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition)

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From the Ishango Bone of central Africa and the Inca quipu of South America to the dawn of modern mathematics, The Crest of the Peacock makes it clear that human beings everywhere have been capable of advanced and innovative mathematical thinking. George Gheverghese Joseph takes us on a breathtaking multicultural tour of the roots and shoots of non-European mathematics. He shows us the deep influence that the Egyptians and Babylonians had on the Greeks, the Arabs'… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (October 04, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 610 pages

File size: 9.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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