Rewriting the History of School Mathematics in North America 1607-1861
The Central Role of Cyphering Books
Ellerton, Nerida F., Clements, M. A. (Ken)
2012, XVIII, 226 p.
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“This book shows that the authors see it as opening the way for further study, and indeed they include very carefully thought out questions for further research. … Other students of life in Colonial North America will also find this a ‘must read’ book … . book is extensively referenced and represents a high level of scholarship. … scholars of mathematics education and its history in North America will find this book a gold mine of information and questions for further research.” (Robert George Stein, Educational Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 82, 2013)