A Calculating People

The Spread of Numeracy in Early America
  • 276 Pages
  • 2.32 MB
  • English
Univ of Chicago Pr (T)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7415860M
ISBN 100226112845
ISBN 139780226112848

A Calculating People is an entertaining and informative history of the birth of the American passion for numbers, tracing the history of "numeracy" from its origins in the Enlightenment to its flowering in midth century America.

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Now back in print, A Calculating People reveals how numeracy profoundly shaped the character of society in the early republic and provides a wholly original perspective on the development of. At the time Martin wrote the book, "mechanical calculating machines were a symbol of high-tech sophistication in the workplace"; reviewer Jonathan Samuel Golan suggests that it was aimed at collectors rather than historians, while the editors of the Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society suggest that instead its purpose was to inform the public.

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