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The Resource A universal history of numbers : from prehistory to the invention of the computer, Georges Ifrah ; [translated by David Bellos, Sophie Wood, and Ian Monk]

A universal history of numbers : from prehistory to the invention of the computer, Georges Ifrah ; [translated by David Bellos, Sophie Wood, and Ian Monk]

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A universal history of numbers : from prehistory to the invention of the computer
Title
A universal history of numbers
Title remainder
from prehistory to the invention of the computer
Statement of responsibility
Georges Ifrah ; [translated by David Bellos, Sophie Wood, and Ian Monk]
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of counting and calculating from the time of cave dwellers to the late twentieth century, examining how different cultures used numbers to solve basic problems related to their everyday needs
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Ifrah, Georges
Dewey number
513.2
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Numeration
Label
A universal history of numbers : from prehistory to the invention of the computer, Georges Ifrah ; [translated by David Bellos, Sophie Wood, and Ian Monk]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Histoire universelle des chiffres
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-615) and index
Control code
fol05543699
Dimensions
24 x 25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 633 p.
Isbn
9780471375685
Lccn
99045531
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)22943K
Label
A universal history of numbers : from prehistory to the invention of the computer, Georges Ifrah ; [translated by David Bellos, Sophie Wood, and Ian Monk]
Publication
Note
Translation of: Histoire universelle des chiffres
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-615) and index
Control code
fol05543699
Dimensions
24 x 25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 633 p.
Isbn
9780471375685
Lccn
99045531
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)22943K
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