The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution

New York: Walker & Company, 2011. Hardcover; Second Printing. F/NF. Item #124173

Fine in Near Fine jacket.; ISBN: 9780802778123 0802778127 ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Summary: "The untold story of Leonardo of Pisa, the medieval mathematician who introduced Arabic numbers to the West and helped launch the modern era."--Page [2] of dust jacket. Subjects: Fibonacci, Leonardo, -- approximately 1170-approximately 1240. Mathematicia ns -- Italy -- Biography. Fibonacci numbers. Description: viii, 183 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm. Contents: Your days are numbered -- A bridge of numbers -- A child of Pisa -- A mathematical journey -- Sources -- Liber abbaci -- Fame -- The Fibonacci aftermath -- Whose revolution? -- Fibonacci's legacy : in stone, parchment, and rabbits. Other Titles:Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution.

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