Ascher Marcia Books
Books di Ascher Marcia
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Paperback), 2004
Mathematics Elsewhere is a fascinating and important contribution to a global view of mathematics. Presenting mathematical ideas of peoples from a variety of small-scale and traditional cultures, it humanizes our view of mathematics and expands our conception of what is mathematical.Through engaging examples of how...
edizioni Chapman & Hall collana Chapman & Hall (Paperback), 1994
"Ethnomathematics" refers to the study of mathematical ideas of traditional peoples who have generally been excluded from discussions of mathematics. This college-level text discusses mathematical ideas as they are expressed and embedded in cultures including the Inuit, Inca, Maori, and Bushoong. It also looks at the...