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Number words and number symbols : a cultural history of numbers / Karl Menninger ; translated by Paul Broneer from the revised German edition.


Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Press, 1969.
ISBN 0262130400, 0262130408, 9780262130400

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Standard Title Zahlwort und Ziffer. English
Subjects Abacus -- History.
Abacus.
Abaques (Mathématiques) -- Histoire.
Getallen.
Getaltheorie.
Matematica (Textos Gerais)
Mathematics.
Nombres -- Histoire.
Numerals -- History.
Numerals.
Numeration -- History.
Numeration.
Numération -- Histoire.
Symbolism.
Description xiii, 480 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 26 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes index.
Translation of Zahlwort und Ziffer.
Also issued online.
Contents Number sequence and number language. The number sequence -- Our number words -- Written numerals and computations. Finger counting -- Folk symbols for numbers -- Alphabetical numerals -- The "German" Roman numerals -- The Abacus -- Our own numerals -- Spoken numbers and number symbols in China and Japan.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)21420
(OCoLC)ocm00021420
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WorldCat Identities Menninger, Karl, 1898-
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