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001    185035611 
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008    071226s2003    enka    ob    001 0 eng   
020    0198508417 
020    9780198508410 
035    (OCoLC)185035611 
040    OUN|beng|epn|erda|cOUN|dUBY|dOCLCO|dYDXCP|dOCLCQ|dOCLCO
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050  4 QA47|b.H57 2003eb 
082 04 510.212|222 
245 04 The history of mathematical tables :|bfrom Sumer to 
       spreadsheets /|cedited by M. Campbell-Kelly [and others]. 
264  1 Oxford ;|aNew York :|bOxford University Press,|c2003. 
300    1 online resource (viii, 361 pages) :|billustrations 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
347    text file|2rdaft|0
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Tables and tabular formatting in Sumer, Babylonia, and 
       Assyria, 2500 BCE-50 CE -- The making of logarithm tables 
       -- History of actuarial tables -- The computation factory 
       : de Prony's project for making tables in the 1790s -- 
       Difference engines : from Muller to Comrie -- The 
       'unerring certainty of mechanical agency' : machines and 
       table making in the nineteenth century -- Table making in 
       astronomy -- The General Register Office and the 
       tabulation of data, 1837-1939 -- Table making by committee
       : British table makers, 1871-1965 -- Table making for the 
       relief of labour -- The making of astronomical tables in 
       HM Nautical Almanac Office -- The rise and rise of the 
520 8  This book contains a series of articles summarizing the 
       technical, institutional and intellectual history of 
       mathematical tables from earliest times until the late 
       20th century when the electronic spreadsheet changed the 
       way information is processed. 
588 0  Print version record. 
650  0 Mathematics|vTables|0
650  0 Mathematics|0
655  7 Tables (Data)|2lcgft|0
700 1  Campbell-Kelly, Martin.|0
990    Oxford University Press|bOxford Scholarship Online 
       Mathematics|c2021-05-07|yMaster record encoding level 
990    Oxford University Press|bOxford Scholarship Online 
       Mathematics|c2019-04-01|yNew collection OUP.osoMath|5OH1 
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