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Mathematics across cultures : the history of non-western mathematics

Author: Helaine Selin
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©2000.
Series: Science across cultures, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Resource added for the Mathematics 108041 courses.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Selin
ISBN: 0792364813 9780792364818 1402002602 9781402002601
OCLC Number: 44461960
Description: xx, 479 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Communicating mathematics across culture and time / Leigh N. Wood --
Anthropological perspectives on ethnomathematics / Ron Eglash --
East and West / Edwin J. Van Kley --
Rationality and the disunity of the sciences / David Turnbull --
Logics and mathematics : challenges arising in working across cultures / Helen Verran --
A historiographical proposal for non-Western mathematics / Ubiratan D'Ambrosio --
The uses of mathematics in ancient Iraq, 6000-600 BC / Eleanor Robson --
Egyptian mathematics / James Ritter --
Islamic mathematics / Jacques Sesiano --
The Hebrew mathematical tradition / Y. Tzvi Langermann and Shai Simonson --
Inca mathematics / Thomas E. Gilsdorf --
Mesoamerican mathematics / Michael P. Closs --
The ethnomathematics of the Sioux tipi and cone / Daniel Clark Orey --
Traditional mathematics in Pacific cultures / Walter S. Sizer --
Aboriginal Australian mathematics : disparate mathematics of land ownership / Helen Verran --
On mathematical ideas in cultural traditions of central and southern Africa / Paulus Gerdes --
Accounting mathematics in West Africa : some stories of Yoruba number / Helen Verran --
Chinese mathematical astronomy / Jean-Claude Martzloff --
The mathematical accomplishments of ancient Indian mathematicians / T.K. Puttaswamy --
The dawn of Wasan (Japanese mathematics) / Jochi Shigeru --
Development of materials for ethnomathematics in Korea / Kim, Soo Hwan.
Series Title: Science across cultures, v. 2.
Responsibility: editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Ubiratan D'Ambrosio.
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