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From one to zero : a universal history of numbers

Author: Georges Ifrah
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1987, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traces the development of numerical systems in Sumerian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Babylonian, and Mayan cultures, and examines the origins of the Hindu-Arabic numerals we use today"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ifrah, Georges.
From one to zero.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1987, ©1985
(OCoLC)988221146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Ifrah
ISBN: 0140099190 9780140099195
OCLC Number: 14069218
Notes: Translation of: Histoire universelle des chiffres. c1981.
Description: xvi, 503 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: From 1 to 0.
Histoire universelle des chiffres.
Responsibility: Georges Ifrah ; translated by Lowell Bair.

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"Traces the development of numerical systems in Sumerian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Babylonian, and Mayan cultures, and examines the origins of the Hindu-Arabic numerals we use today"--Back cover.

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