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Leaning forward : poems

Author: Grace Paley
Publisher: Penobscot, Me. : Granite Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting mathematical ideas of peoples from a variety of small-scale and traditional cultures, this book humanizes our view of mathematics and expands our conception of what is mathematical.
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Genre/Form: American poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paley, Grace.
Leaning forward.
Penobscot, Me. : Granite Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)564132912
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Paley
ISBN: 0961488603 9780961488604 0691070202 9780691070209
OCLC Number: 12813576
Description: 90 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The logic of divination --
Marking time --
Cycles of time --
Models and maps --
Systems of relationships --
Figures on the threshold --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Grace Paley ; afterword by Jane Cooper.

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Presenting mathematical ideas of peoples from a variety of small-scale and traditional cultures, this book humanizes our view of mathematics and expands our conception of what is mathematical.

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