Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers

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"The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which we so depend on, has for thousands of years been shrouded in mystery. [This book] is an adventure-filled saga of Amir Aczel's lifelong obsession: to find the original sources of our numerals. Aczel has doggedly crisscrossed the ancient world, scouring dusty, moldy texts, cross-examining so-called ...

Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers 2016, St. Martin's Griffin, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250084910

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers 2015, St. Martin's Press, New York

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers 2015, Blackstone Audiobooks

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers 2015, Blackstone Audiobooks

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