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Author Dantzig, Tobias, 1884-1956.

Title Number : the language of science / Tobias Dantzig ; edited by Joseph Mazur ; foreword by Barry Mazur.

Imprint New York : Plume Book, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QA9    Available
Edition The Masterpiece Science ed.
Description xviii, 396 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note "Previously published in a Pi Press edition."--T.p. verso.
"This edition is a republication of the 4th edition of Number, originally published by Scribner, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fingerprints -- The empty column -- Number-lore -- The last number -- Symbols -- The unutterable -- This flowing world -- The art of becoming -- Filling the gaps -- The domain of number -- The anatomy of the infinite -- The two realities -- On t
Subject Number concept.
Arithmetic -- History.
Added Author Mazur, Joseph.
ISBN 0131856278
9780452288119 (pbk.)
0452288118 (pbk.)