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    Bolts from the Blue: Art, Mathematics, and Cultural Evolution (Paperback) By (author) Ralph Herman Abraham

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    DescriptionWe have discovered a pattern for cultural bifurcations involving artists making significant contributions to the history of mathematics.How much of this material would you recognize as mathematics on the basis of your schooleducation? How much appears on standard tests? And what kind of training best supports the development of your natural mathematical skills? How is theintegration of mathematics and culture faring today?The six stories of this book-in addition to being examples ofcultural ecologies, mathematical mentalities, and bolts from theblue-exhibit the integration of math and cultural history, thebasis of a new way of teaching math in school.

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    Bolts from the Blue
    Art, Mathematics, and Cultural Evolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ralph Herman Abraham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780983051770
    ISBN 10: 0983051771

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BIC subject category V2: JNF
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    BISAC V2.8: EDU012000, HIS039000
    Epigraph Publishing
    Imprint name
    Epigraph Publishing
    Publication date
    30 January 2011