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Georges Ifrah is an independent scholar and former math teacher.

David Bellos, the primary translator, is Professor of French at Princeton University.

Sophie Wood, cotranslator, is a specialist in technical translation from French. Ian Monk, cotranslator, has translated the works of Georges Perec and Daniel Pennac.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Numeration History