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Karpinski, Louis Charles 1878-1956

Overview
Works: 188 works in 467 publications in 8 languages and 3,659 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Maps  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Composer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: QA21, 511.09
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Most widely held works by Louis Charles Karpinski
The history of arithmetic by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

25 editions published between 1925 and 1965 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hindu-Arabic numerals by David Eugene Smith( Book )

26 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers that we call Arabic are so familiar throughout Europe and the Americas that it can be difficult to realize that their general acceptance in commercial transactions is a matter of only the last four centuries and they still remain unknown in parts of the world. In this volume, one of the earliest texts to trace the origin and development of our number system, two distinguished mathematicians collaborated to bring together many fragmentary narrations to produce a concise history of Hindu-Arabic numerals. Clearly and succinctly, they recount the labors of scholars who have studied the
Bibliography of mathematical works printed in America through 1850 by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to arithmetic by Nicomachus( Book )

23 editions published between 1926 and 1972 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert of Chester's Latin translation of the Algebra of al-Khowarizmi by Muḥammad ibn Mūsá Khuwārizmī( Book )

28 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Latin and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to the history of science by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

21 editions published between 1930 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, 1804-1880, with a series of over one hundred reproductions of maps constituting an historical atlas of the Great lakes and Michigan by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

17 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early maps of Carolina and adjoining regions from the collection of Henry P. Kendall, Boston, Mass., Camden, S.C by Henry P Kendall( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 1937 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early military books in the University of Michigan libraries by University of Michigan( Book )

12 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps of famous cartographers depicting North America : an historical atlas of the Great Lakes and Michigan, with bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan to 1880 by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and Dutch and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unified mathematics by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

13 editions published between 1918 and 1926 in English and Russian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical atlas of the Great Lakes and Michigan by Louis Charles Karpinski( )

6 editions published between 1931 and 1977 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über die Verteilungen der quadratischen Reste by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of mathematical works printed in America through l850 : and Supplement and Second supplement by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomical and mathematical rarities in the University of Michigan Library by University of Michigan( Book )

3 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hādhā al-kitāb kashf al-asrār fī ʻilm al-ghubār : by Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad Qalaṣādī( )

2 editions published in 1874 in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An abridgement of the author's Kashf al-jilbāb ʻan ʻilm al-ḥisāb, in an introduction, four parts, and a conclusion ... Each part contains 8 chapters. This copy is defective; part 2, chapter 1 (end) to part 3, chapter 1 (beginning) is wanting (between ff. 11 and 12)." Cataloging by Elinor M. Husselman, 1945
Four-place logarithmic and trigonometric tables together with interest tables by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numbers by Louis Charles Karpinski( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of figures by Burroughs Adding Machine Company( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Hindu-Arabic numerals
Alternative Names
Karpinski, L. C.

Karpinski, L. C. 1878-1956

Karpinski, L. C. (Louis Charles), 1878-1956

Karpiński, Levis C.

Karpinski, Louis C.

Karpinski, Louis C. 1878-1956

Karpinski, Louis C. (Louis Charles), 1878-1956

Karpinski, Louis Ch.

Louis Charles Karpinski Amerikaans wiskundige (1878-1956)

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