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Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter builds from the etymology of algebra (meaning “bonesetter”), referring to the cancellation of like terms on opposite sides of the equation, to examine exhumations of mass graves and their role in counting the dead. Forensic anthropologists are disembedding bodies in order to count...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379225-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7922-5
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... history of mathematics in China algebraic equations epistemological cultures mathematical practice mathematical operation ...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... exhumations forensic anthropology algebra legal system DNA disappearances human rights truth commission counting techniques police archives trial of General Ríos Montt ...
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...Bonesetting This chapter builds from the etymology of algebra (meaning “bonesetter”), referring to the cancellation of like terms on opposite sides of the equation, to examine exhumations of mass graves and their role in counting the dead. Forensic anthropologists are disembedding bodies...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... computational tools and ways of working with diagrams. This approach highlights material dimensions of conceptual history. history of mathematics in China algebraic equations epistemological cultures mathematical practice mathematical operation ...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... identified correlates with both computational tools and ways of working with diagrams. This approach highlights material dimensions of conceptual history. history of mathematics in China algebraic equations epistemological cultures mathematical practice mathematical operation ...