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Travelling mathematics

the fate of Diophantos" arithmetic

by Ad Meskens

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Birkhäuser in Basel .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Influence,
  • Arithmetic,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-200) and index.

    StatementAd Meskens
    SeriesScience networks. Historical studies -- v. 41, Science networks historical studies -- v. 41.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA31.D52 M47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032299M
    ISBN 103034606427
    ISBN 109783034606424
    LC Control Number2010935851
    OCLC/WorldCa693252232

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