Science & Education

, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 2351–2355 | Cite as

Alberto A. Martinez: The Cult of Pythagoras: Math and Myths

University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-8229-4418-8, 264 pp, price: $27.95
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of EducationUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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