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Calendrical calculations

Author: Edward M Reingold; Nachum Dershowitz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The millennium edView all editions and formats
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This new edition of the successful calendars book is being published in the new millennium, and includes new calendar variants. The book presents a description of fourteen calendars and how they  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Reingold; Nachum Dershowitz
ISBN: 0521777526 9780521777520
OCLC Number: 61673284
Notes: "Third Printing 2004 (Corrected)''--T.p. verso.
Description: xxxii, 422 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1. Introduction; Part I. Arithmetical Calendars: 2. The Gregorian calendar; 3. The ISO calendar; 4. The Julian calendar; 5. The Coptic and Ethiopic calendars; 6. The Islamic calendar; 7. The Persian calendar; 8. The Balinese calendar; 9. The Baha'i calendar; 10. The Hebrew calendar; 11. The Mayan calendar; 12. The Old Hindu calendars; Part II. Astronomical Calendars: 13. Time and astronomy; 14. The French Revolutionary calendar; 15. The Chinese calendar; 16. The Modern Hindu calendars; 17. Coda; Appendices.
Responsibility: Edward M. Reingold, Nachum Dershowitz.

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