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A Century of Mathematics in America, Part 2


ISBN: 9780821801307

Publication Date: Dec 1989

Format: Paperback

Deals with some of the influential mathematics departments in the United States. This book also deals with a conference held at Princeton in 1946 to commemorate the university's bicentennial. It covers topics such as the influence of women in American mathematics, the burgeoning of differential geometry, and discussions of the work of von Karman.
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The first section of the book deals with some of the influential mathematics departments in the United States. Functioning as centers of research and training, these departments played a major role in shaping the mathematical life in this country. The second section deals with an extraordinary conference held at Princeton in 1946 to commemorate the university's bicentennial. The influence of women in American mathematics, the burgeoning of differential geometry in the last 50 years, and discussions of the work of von Karman and Weiner are among other topics covered.
Illustrations illustrations
Date Published 30 Dec 1989
Publisher American Mathematical Society
Series History of Mathematics
Series Part No. 2
Subject/s History of mathematics   History of science  

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