Swetz, Frank J.

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SWETZ, Frank J.

SWETZ, Frank J. American, b. 1937. Genres: Sciences, History, Mathematics/Statistics, Writing/Journalism, Education. Career: Ford Instrument Co., Long Island City, NY, test engineer, 1958-60; Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, instructor, 1963-64; U.S. Peace Corps, Washington, DC, teacher trainer in Malaysia, 1964-67; Columbia University, Teachers College, New York City, instructor, 1967-69; Pennsylvania State University, Capitol Campus, Middletown, professor of mathematics and education, 1969-, now retired; writer. Consultant to Technical University of Malaysia, U.S. Office of Education, and Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. Publications: Mathematics Education in China, 1974; Was Pythagoras Chinese? An Examination of Right Triangle Theory in Ancient China, 1977; Socialist Mathematics Education, 1979; Capitalism and Arithmetic: The New Math of the Fifteenth Century, 1987; The Sea Island Mathematical Manual, 1992; From Five Fingers to Infinity: A Journey through the History of Mathematics, 1992; The Legacy of the Luoshu, 2001.