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Autore principale:  SiegmundSchultze, Reinhard.

Titolo:  Rockefeller and the internationalization of mathematics between the two world wars : documents and studies for the social history of mathematics in the 20th century / Reinhard SiegmundSchultze. 
Pubblicazione:  Basel : Birkhäuser, c2001. 
Descrizione fisica:  XIII, 341 p. : ill., ritr. ; 24 cm 
Serie:  Science networks. Historical studies ; 25 
Contiene:  Indice: 1. Introduction: The internationalization of mathematics and the interests therein of scientists and philanthropists 2. The political and economic conditions for international scientific collaboration after World War I and the situation in mathematics 3. General ideological and political positions underlying the IEB's activities 4. The practice of the fellowship programs of IEB (19231928) and RF (after 1928) and the particular situation of mathematics 5. The institute projects in Europe (19261928): Göttingen, Paris, a project turned down in Djursholm and an excursus on the Institute for advanced study in Princeton 6. The emergency program of the RF after 1933 and changing attitudes of the RF visàvis mathematics before the war: mathematics caught between new scientific orientations and catastrophic political developments 7. Epilogue. Notes. Appendices: 1. Proposal by the physicists of Göttingen for support from the IEB (1924) 2. A memo by English mathematician G.H. Hardy asking for support for a new journal (1924) 3. Nikolaj Lusin's application for a IEB fellowship (March 27, 1926) 4. Paul Montel (1944) on the origin of plans for the Institut Henri Poincaré in May 1926 5. A memorandum by Augustus Trowbridge (IEB) on a meeting with Émile Borel concerning plans for the foundation of an Institute for mathematics and mathematical physics in Paris (May 1926) 6. Report by A. Trowbridge on his trip to Göttingen (July 2 through July 4, 1926) 7. G.D. Birkhoff's report to the IEB of September 1926 concerning his trip to Europe 8. Richard Courant's assessment of American mathematics as of 1927 9. IEBfellow Heinz Hopf 1928 on the exemplary sports facilities at American universities 10. David Hilbert's request (1933) to his Former American doctoral student mason, then President of the Rockefeller foundation, in favour of dismissed Richard Courant (July 1933) 11. Richard Courant (1933) on support by Rockefeller philanthropy for the erection of the Mathematical institute in Göttingen (19261929) 12. Corrispondence between Birkhoff, Borel and Weaver (1937/38) on the future role of the Institut Poincaré, Paris 13. Hermann Weyl (1941) of Princeton to the Rockefellersponsored New school for social research about chances to save the Bourbaki enterprise 14. Richard Courant's letter (1944) to the Office of war information on the Rockefeller contribution to science and mathematics 15. List of IEB/RF fellows in mathematics until 1945 16. Guggenheim fellows in mathematics: chronological list until 1945 (possibly incomplete) 17. Dismissed mathematicians from Europe who were supported by the RF emergency fund. Literature and archival sources. Name index. Subject index 
ISBN:  3764364688 
Altri autori:  Trowbridge, Augustus, n. 1870.
Hardy, Godfrey Harold, 18771947. Luzin, Nikolaj N., 18831950. Montel, Paul, n. 1876. Weyl, Hermann, 18851955. Hopf, Heinz, 18941971. Birkhoff, George David, 18841944. Hilbert, David, 18621943. Borel, Émile, 18711956. Weaver, Warren, 1894 Courant, Richard, 18881972. 
Discipline:  MatematicaAccademie e istituzioni. 
Enti:  Rockefeller foundation. International education board. 
Luoghi:  Stati Uniti. Europa. 
Keyword:  Testi e CarteggiMatematica. 
Sudd. cronologiche:  Secolo XX. 
Collocazione:  LS 16029 
Nota di esemplare:  Mostra nota di esemplare 
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