Mathematics and measurement by Oswald Ashton Wentworth Dilke

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Published by University of California Press, British Museum in Berkeley, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mathematics, Ancient,
  • Mensuration -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [62]-63) and index.

Book details

StatementO.A.W. Dilke.
SeriesReading the past ;, v. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA22 .D55 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2736359M
ISBN 100520060725
LC Control Number86030803

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