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From abacus to calculator : the story of numbers and counting

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: London : Evans, 1996.
Series: Signs of the times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the development of various systems of measurement, from early methods using parts of the body, to maps and map scales, gravity, light years, and modern balances and scales.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Ganeri
ISBN: 0237515334 9780237515331
OCLC Number: 36085063
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 30 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 27 cm.
Series Title: Signs of the times.
Responsibility: by Anita Ganeri.

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Describes the development of various systems of measurement, from early methods using parts of the body, to maps and map scales, gravity, light years, and modern balances and scales.

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