Mathematics unbound : the evolution of an international mathematical research community, 1800-1945 / Karen Hunger Parshall, Adrian C. Rice, editors

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Subjects: Mathematics--Research--History--19th century
Mathematics--Research--History--20th century
Mathematics--History--19th century
Mathematics--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; [London] : London Mathematical Society, c2002
Series: History of mathematics v. 23
LC Classification: Q, QA
Physical Description: xxii, 406 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Photograph and Figure Credits
Ch. 1. The Evolution of an International Mathematical Research Community, 1800-1945: An Overview and an Agenda / Karen Hunger Parshall, Adrian C. Rice 1
Ch. 2. The End of Dominance: The Diffusion of French Mathematics Elsewhere, 1820-1870 / Ivor Grattan-Guinness 17
Ch. 3. Spanish Initiatives to Bring Mathematics in Spain into the International Mainstream / Elena Ausejo, Mariano Hormigon 45
Ch. 4. International Mathematical Contributions to British Scientific Journals, 1800-1900 / Sloan Evans Despeaux 61
Ch. 5. International Participation in Liouville's Journal de mathematiques pures et appliquees / Jesper Lutzen 89
Ch. 6. The Effects of War on France's International Role in Mathematics, 1870-1914 / Helene Gispert 105
Ch. 7. Charles Hermite and German Mathematics in France / Thomas Archibald 123
Ch. 8. Gosta Mittag-Leffler and the Foundation and Administration of Acta Mathematica / June E. Barrow-Green 139
Ch. 9. An Episode in the Evolution of a Mathematical Community: The Case of Cesare Arzela at Bologna / Laura Martini 165
Ch. 10. The First International Mathematical Community: The Circolo matematico di Palermo / Aldo Brigaglia 179
Ch. 11. Languages for Mathematics and the Language of Mathematics in a World of Nations / Jeremy J. Gray 201
Ch. 12. The Emergence of the Japanese Mathematical Community in the Modern Western Style, 1855-1945 / Chikara Sasaki 229
Ch. 13. Internationalizing Mathematics East and West: Individuals and Institutions in the Emergence of a Modern Mathematical Community in China / Joseph W. Dauben 253
Ch. 14. Chinese - U.S. Mathematical Relations. 1859-1949 / Yibao Xu 287
Ch. 15. American Initiatives Toward Internationalization: The Case of Leonard Dickson / Della Dumbaugh Fenster 311
Ch. 16. The Effects of Nazi Rule on the International Participation of German Mathematicians: An Overview and Two Case Studies / Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze 335
Ch. 17. War, Refugees, and the Creation of an International Mathematical Community / Sanford L. Segal 359
Ch. 18. The Formation of the International Mathematical Union / Olli Lehto 381
Index 399
Additional Authors: Parshall, Karen Hunger, 1955-
Rice, Adrian C. (Adrian Clifford), 1970-
Notes: LCCN: 2002022744
ISBN: 0821821245 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 49225945
ISBN/ISSN: 0821821245