From One to Zero: A Universal History of Numbers

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Penguin Books, 1987 - Mathematics - 503 pages
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"Traces the development of numerical systems in Sumerian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Babylonian, and Mayan cultures, and examines the origins of the Hindu-Arabic numerals we use today"--Back cover.

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Contents

Introduction xi
AWARENESS OF NUMBERS 1
The Origin and Discovery of Numbers 3
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