ERIC Number: EJ474888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Back to the Present: Ruminations on an Old Mathematics Text.
Swetz, Frank J.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n6 p491-94 Sep 1993
Reviews the early nineteenth-century American arithmetic textbook, "The Columbian Arithmetician." Examines the book for the societal importance of arithmetic, the audience to which the textbook was directed, the methods of learning mathematics, and samples of mathematical applications in the problems. (MDH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A