The Universal History of Numbers: from Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer

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Title

The Universal History of Numbers: from Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer

Subject

Numeration -- History

Description

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.

Creator

Georges Ifrah

Source

Histoire universelle des chiffres (1994). 1, Aventure des chiffres.

Contributor

translated from the French by David Bellos [and others]

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Original Format

Book

Files

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Citation

Georges Ifrah, “The Universal History of Numbers: from Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer,” Humanities Hub, accessed March 2, 2024, https://humanitieshub.sdsu.edu/omeka/items/show/527.