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Seeing through mathematics Wood, brass, and baboon bones

Author: Phil Gauron; John Fauvel; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Open University.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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" ... mathematical modeling through the ages--from scratch marks on early bone, to the ingenious Babbage Engine ..."--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Gauron; John Fauvel; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Open University.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53172996
Notes: Originally produced for television broadcast in 1995.
Previously released in VHS format in 1995.
Credits: Academic consultant, John Fauvel; researcher, Zoe Welsh.
Description: 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Other Titles: Wood, brass, and baboon bones
History of computation.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities and Sciences ; BBC ; The Open University ; producer, Phil Gauron.

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" ... mathematical modeling through the ages--from scratch marks on early bone, to the ingenious Babbage Engine ..."--Container.

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