Book Review: Saxe, Geoffrey with Esmonde, Indigo (2012). Cultural development of mathematical ideas: Papua New Guinea Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Abstract

This review highlights the strengths of Geoffrey Saxe's latest book on cultural development of mathematical ideas. His research was undertaken in a remote area of Papua New Guinea. This book is important for it brings together Saxe's critical thinking on genetic development within the field of cognitive psychology as it relates to mathematics. This is an important contribution to ethnomathematics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-52
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pacific Rim Psychology
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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