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- DescriptionTraces the origins and development of mathematics in the ancient Middle East, from its earliest beginnings in the fourth millennium BCE to the end of indigenous intellectual culture in the second century BCE when cuneiform writing was gradually abandoned.
- Author BiographyEleanor Robsonis reader in ancient Middle Eastern science at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. Her books include Mesopotamian Mathematics, 2100-1600 BC and, edited with Jacqueline Stedall, The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics.
- PrizesWinner of History of Science Society's Pfizer Award 2011. Commended for British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies 2009 (United Kingdom). Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
- Author(s)Eleanor Robson
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication08/09/2008
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note24 halftones. 51 line illus. 60 tables.
- Weight799 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine38 mm
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