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Native American mathematics

Native American mathematics

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians -- Mathematics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [409]-431.

    Statementedited by Michael P. Closs.
    ContributionsCloss, Michael P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE59.M34 N37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2742162M
    ISBN 100292755317
    LC Control Number86050592


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