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Man Must Measure: The Wonderful World of Mathemtics

£35.00

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This dramatic presentation shows how the growth and development of civilisation is also the story of the growth and development of mathematics as a science. Man first began to count by putting one pebble to represent one things, two pebbles for two things, and any quantity beyond three was just "a heap". Slowly through the ages he learned to measure, multiply and divide. Through trade, travel and conquest, there was a gradual interchange of knowledge among widely differing civilisations.Never before has this fascinating human story of mathematics been so colourfully and simply told, and is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of mathematics.Absolutely stunning full-colour illustrations on every page. 
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Author(s):
Lancelot Hogben
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
69
Publisher:
Rathbone Books

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This dramatic presentation shows how the growth and development of civilisation is also the story of the growth and development of mathematics as a science. Man first began to count by putting one pebble to represent one things, two pebbles for two things, and any quantity beyond three was just "a heap". Slowly through the ages he learned to measure, multiply and divide. Through trade, travel and conquest, there was a gradual interchange of knowledge among widely differing civilisations.Never before has this fascinating human story of mathematics been so colourfully and simply told, and is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of mathematics.Absolutely stunning full-colour illustrations on every page. 
No jacket.

Author(s):
Lancelot Hogben
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
69
Publisher:
Rathbone Books

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