Native American Mathematics

SKU: 0292711859

Author:
Michael P. Closs
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
431
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Copyright Data:
1996

Price:
Sale price$71.95

Description

13 scholarly articles about Indigenous mathematics in the Americas: Native American Number System by Michael P Closs; Numerical Representations in North American Rock Art by William Breen Murray; Some Notes on Quantification and Numerals in an Amazon Indian Language by Maurizio Covaz Gnerre; The Calendrical and Numerical Systems of the Nootka by William J. Folan; Chumash Numerals by Madison S. Beeler; Cultural Ecology of Mathematics: Ojibway and Inuit Hunters by J. Peter Denny; Tallies and the Ritual Use of Number in Ojibway Pictography by Michael P. Closs; A Survey of Aztec Numbers and Their Uses by Stanley E. Payne and Michael P. Closs; Decipherment and Some Implications of Aztec Numerical Glyphs by Herbert R. Harvey and Barbara J. Williams; Mathematical Ideas of the Incas by Marcia Ascher; The Mathematical Notation of the Ancient Maya by Michael P. Closs; The Zero in the Mayan Numerical Notation by A. Seidenberg; and In Search of Mesoamerican Geometry by Francine Vinette.

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