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The story of 1

Terry Jones goes on a humor filled journey to recount the amazing tale behind the world's simplest number. Reveals how civilizations used One to develop their culture; where our modern numbers came from; and how the invention of zero changed the world forever.--Cover.

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  • "Terry Jones goes on a humor filled journey to recount the amazing tale behind the world's simplest number. Reveals how civilizations used One to develop their culture; where our modern numbers came from; and how the invention of zero changed the world forever.--Cover."@en
  • "Terry Jones goes on a humor-filled journey to recount the amazing tale behind the world's simplest number. Reveals how civilizations used One to develop their culture; where our modern numbers came from; and how the invention of zero changed the world forever.--cover."
  • "Traces the history of the number '1' from ancient Sumeria, Egypt, Greece and Rome to modern Europe. Experts contribute."
  • "A humor-inflected history of the of the number one, covering military applications in ancient Rome, the measurement of distances in India, and the decimal system created by Leibnitz."@en
  • "" Monty Pythons' Terry Jones reveals how '1' has contributed to the achievements of history's great civilisations, where our modern numbers came from and how the invention of zero changed the world forever"--ABC TV website."
  • "Terry Jones embarks on a humor filled journey to discover the amazing tale that lies behind the simplest number we have. Using computer graphics, 1 is brought to life for the program, in all his various guises. 1's story reveals how the most celebrated civilizations in history were achieved, where our modern numbers came from and how the invention of zero changed the world forever and saved us from having to use Roman numerals today."
  • "Reveals how the number '1' has contributed to history's great civilisations, looking at where modern numbers came from and how the invention of zero changed the world."@en

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  • "Documentary television programs"@en
  • "Documentary television programs"
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  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Nonfiction television programs"

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  • "The Story of 1"
  • "The story of 1"
  • "The story of 1"@en