The Story of Numbers: How Mathematics Has Shaped Civilization

by

Write The First Customer Review
The Story of Numbers: How Mathematics Has Shaped Civilization - McLeish, John

Journeying through time, "The Story of Numbers" explores the history of mathematics to trace the rise of various number systems in cultures from Mesopotamia to the modern Computer Era. John McLeish reveals how these number systems in turn have shaped the cultures that devised them.

The Story of Numbers: How Mathematics Has Shaped Civilization 1994, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780449909386

Trade paperback

Select