African mathematics : from bones to computers /

"This comprehensive text on African Mathematics addresses some of the problematic issues in the field, such as attitudes, curriculum development, educational change, academic achievement, standardized and other tests, performance factors, student characteristics, cross-cultural differences and...

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Author / Creator:Bangura, Abdul Karim, 1953-
Imprint:Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2012.
Description:v, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Ethnomathematics -- Africa.
Mathematics, Ancient -- Africa.
Mathematics -- Africa -- History.
Symbolism of numbers.
Ethnomathematik.
Ethnomathematics.
Mathematics.
Mathematics, Ancient.
Symbolism of numbers.
Afrika.
Africa.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8626368
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ISBN:9780761853480 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0761853480 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780761853497 (eISBN)
0761853499 (eISBN)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-220).
Summary:"This comprehensive text on African Mathematics addresses some of the problematic issues in the field, such as attitudes, curriculum development, educational change, academic achievement, standardized and other tests, performance factors, student characteristics, cross-cultural differences and studies, literacy, native speakers, social class and differences, equal education, teaching methods"--P. [4] of cover.

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