Geometry and Basketry of the Bora in the Peruvian Amazon

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"Geometry and Basketry of the Bora in the Peruvian Amazon" presents geometric aspects of the making and decoration of baskets in the Bora culture (Colombian, Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon). After a brief presentation of the Bora people, various aspects of the decoration of circular trays and cylindrical baskets is analysed, from their design and manufacture to the composition and colouring of finite and plane patterns. Some suggestions for the incorporation of geometrical features of Bora basketry into mathematics education are presented. This book contributes to an appreciation of the Bora scientific and cultural experience. Dubner Medina Tuesta, coordinator of the Bilingual Teacher Education Programme, wrote the Preface. The book has 170 pp
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First English language edition
CEMEC & Lulu
March 13, 2013
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