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The Resource Mathematics of the Incas : code of the quipu, Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher

Mathematics of the Incas : code of the quipu, Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher

Label
Mathematics of the Incas : code of the quipu
Title
Mathematics of the Incas
Title remainder
code of the quipu
Statement of responsibility
Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Unique, thought-provoking study discusses quipu, an accounting system employing knotted, colored cords, used by Incas to transmit information. Cultural context, mathematics involved, quipu-maker in Inca society-even how to make a quipu. Fascinating for anthropologists, ethnologists, students, general readers
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1935-2013
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Ascher, Marcia
Index
no index present
LC call number
F3429.3.Q6
LC item number
A82 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1931-2014
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Ascher, Robert
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  • Quipu
  • Incas
  • Indians of South America
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
  • Incas
  • Indians of South America
  • Quipu
  • Andes Region
Label
Mathematics of the Incas : code of the quipu, Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This Dover edition, originally published in 1997, is an unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published by the University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, in 1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
868966989
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306364508
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES UNLIMITED USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
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567701
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868966989
Label
Mathematics of the Incas : code of the quipu, Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher
Publication
Note
This Dover edition, originally published in 1997, is an unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published by the University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, in 1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
868966989
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306364508
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES UNLIMITED USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
567701
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868966989

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