The Resource Geometry from Africa : mathematical and educational explorations., Paulus Gerdes, with a foreword by Arthur B. Powell

Geometry from Africa : mathematical and educational explorations., Paulus Gerdes, with a foreword by Arthur B. Powell

Label
Geometry from Africa : mathematical and educational explorations.
Title
Geometry from Africa
Title remainder
mathematical and educational explorations.
Statement of responsibility
Paulus Gerdes, with a foreword by Arthur B. Powell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerdes, Paulus
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • QA461
  • GN476.15
LC item number
  • .G52 1999
  • .G47 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geometry
  • Art in mathematics education
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Sandpaintings
  • Geometry
  • Geometrical drawing
  • Ethnomathematics
  • Géométrie
  • Art dans l'enseignement des mathématiques
  • Décoration et ornement
  • Art in mathematics education
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Geometry
  • Ethnomathématiques
  • Dessin
  • Géométrie
  • Geometrie
  • Ethnomathematik
  • Design
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Schwarzafrika
Label
Geometry from Africa : mathematical and educational explorations., Paulus Gerdes, with a foreword by Arthur B. Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Geometrical and educational explorations inspired by African cultural activities
  • On geometrical ideas in Africa south of the Sahara
  • From African designs to discovering the Pythagorean theorem
  • Geometrical ideas in crafts and possibilities for their educational exploration
  • 'Sona' sand drawing tradition and possibilities for its educational use
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 210 pages
Isbn
9780883857151
Lccn
99062794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41995613
  • (OCoLC)ocm41995613
Label
Geometry from Africa : mathematical and educational explorations., Paulus Gerdes, with a foreword by Arthur B. Powell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Geometrical and educational explorations inspired by African cultural activities
  • On geometrical ideas in Africa south of the Sahara
  • From African designs to discovering the Pythagorean theorem
  • Geometrical ideas in crafts and possibilities for their educational exploration
  • 'Sona' sand drawing tradition and possibilities for its educational use
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 210 pages
Isbn
9780883857151
Lccn
99062794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41995613
  • (OCoLC)ocm41995613

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