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Mathematics Elsewhere

An Exploration of Ideas Across Cultures

by Marcia Ascher

  • 326 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • History & Philosophy,
  • Anthropology,
  • History of Science and Medicine, Philosophy of Science,
  • Mathematics / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758922M
    ISBN 100691120226
    ISBN 109780691120225

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Mathematics Elsewhere: An Exploration of Ideas Across Cultures, Marcia Ascher, x + pp., $ Princeton University Press, 41 Williams Street, Princeton, New JerseyMarcia Ascher has been a noted scholar of ethnomathematics for many years, blending anthropology and mathematics at least since.

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