An Excursion in Numbers

Title: An Excursion in Numbers
Author: F. Emerson Andrews
Year: 1152
Subject: Why dozens are a better base than decimal.
http://www.dozenal.org/drupal/sites_bck/default/files/DSA_andrews_excursion_numbers.pdf

The landmark article in the Atlantic Monthly, which eventually led to the founding of the Duodecimal Society of America.