Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea


The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

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ISBN10: 067088457X ISBN13: 9780670884575 Contributors: Zimet, Matt (Illustrator) Publisher: Penguin USA Published: Feb 1 2000 Pages: 248 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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A "biography" of the most vexing and troublesome number in human history reveals how the Babylonians invented it, why the Greeks were afraid of it and the Hindus worshipped it, the role it played in hunting down heretics in the Middle Ages, and its placein the Y2K issue

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