Mathematics and Measurement

Mathematics and Measurement

Paperback Reading the Past

By (author) O.A.W. Dilke

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  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Format: Paperback | 63 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 239mm x 8mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 June 1987
  • Publication City/Country: Berkerley
  • ISBN 10: 0520060725
  • ISBN 13: 9780520060722

Product description

This fully illustrated book outlines the ancient systems of mathematics and measurement and describes how they were used in mapping, surveying, telling time, trade and commerce, as well as in leisure pursuits such as games and puzzles, and in the occult.

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