TITLE

A Calculating People (Book Review)

AUTHOR(S)
Kousser, J. Morgan
PUB. DATE
February 1984
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Feb84, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p203
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book 'A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America,' by Patricia Cline Cohen.
ACCESSION #
5641320

 

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