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Szpiro, George, 1950–Numbers rule : the vexing mathematics of democracy, from Plato to thepresent George G. Szpiro / George G. Szpiro.p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 978-0-691-13994-4 (alk. paper)1. Mathematics—Anecdotes. I. Title.QA99.S97 2010510—dc22 2009028615
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