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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 65–67 | Cite as

Mathematics in Ancient Iraq: A Social History by Eleanor Robson

Princeton and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, xxvii + 472 PP., Bibliography, indexes of tablets, and subjects. US$49.50/£34.95, ISBN: 978-0-691-09182-2
  • Jens Høyrup
Reviews Osmo Pekonen, Editor

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Iraq Mathematical Text Oriental Civilization American Oriental Society Antiquity Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section for Philosopy and Science StudiesRoskilde UniversityRoskildeDenmark

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