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A Short History of Greek Mathematics (AMS/Chelsea Publication)

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Published by Chelsea Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of mathematics,
  • General,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mathematics, Greek,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8171749M
    ISBN 100828402183
    ISBN 109780828402187


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