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

Published Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; [London] : London Mathematical Society, [2002]
©2002

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 UniM ERC  510.72 MATH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series History of mathematics, 0899-2428 ; v. 23.
History of mathematics. 0899-2428 ; v. 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Evolution of an International Mathematical Research Community, 1800-1945: An Overview and an Agenda / Karen Hunger Parshall, Adrian C. Rice 1 -- Internationalization, Internationalism, Transnationalism, Supranationalism, Multinationalism, Denationalization, ... : What's in a Word? 2 -- Timeframe: 1800-1945 5 -- Internationalization of a Mathematical Research Community, 1800-1945: A First Vintage 6 -- A Second Vintage and Beyond 11 -- Chapter 2. End of Dominance: The Diffusion of French Mathematics Elsewhere, 1820-1870 / Ivor Grattan-Guinness 17 -- Multinationalism vs. Internationalism 17 -- French Dominance 18 -- Translating the French 20 -- Declin? 24 -- Case Study 1 Real-Variable Analysis 25 -- Case Study 2 Complex-Variable Analysis 27 -- Case Study 3 From Energy Mechanics to Energetics 28 -- Case Study 4 Celestial Mechanics, Especially Perturbations 30 -- Case Study 5 Influence of Gauss 32 -- Chapter 3. Spanish Initiatives to Bring Mathematics in Spain into the International Mainstream / Elena Ausejo, Mariano Hormigon 45 -- International Mainstream: A Problem of Definition 45 -- Enlightenment 46 -- Nineteenth Century 48 -- Role of Individuals in History 51 -- First Third of the Twentieth Century 53 -- Chapter 4. International Mathematical Contributions to British Scientific Journals, 1800-1900 / Sloan Evans Despeaux 61 -- Foreign Mathematics in British General Science Journals 62 -- British Specialized Science Journals as a Venue for Foreign Mathematics 66 -- Changes in Foreign Participation through the Nineteenth Century 69 -- A Geographical Profile of the Publication Community 76 -- Society Involvement and Personal Influence: Factors in Foreign Participation 79 -- Chapter 5. International Participation in Liouville's Journal de mathematiques pures et appliquees / Jesper Lutzen 89 -- National Enterprise 89 -- Foreign Contributions to Liouville's Journal 91 -- Countering the Sense of French Self-sufficiency 93 -- International Inspirations for Liouville's Work: Mechanics 95 -- International Inspirations for Liouville's Work: Potential Theory 97 -- International Inspirations for Liouville's Work: Differential Geometry 98 -- Chapter 6. Effects of War on France's International Role in Mathematics, 1870-1914 / Helene Gispert 105 -- Creation of a National Mathematical Society: Nationalism and Professionalization 106 -- Structuralization of the SMF: Establishing an Academic Center 110 -- A Non-academic Periphery: Actors in and Values of the AFAS 111 -- Foreign Contributions to the Journals of the SMF and the AFAS 115 -- Center and Periphery: From National Contexts to the International Scale 117 -- Chapter 7. Charles Hermite and German Mathematics in France / Thomas Archibald 123 -- Hermite and German Mathematical Values 124 -- Hermite's Critique of Radicalism 126 -- Promotion of Franco-German Relations in Mathematics 128 -- Bringing German Mathematics to French Students: A Thankless Task 131 -- German Mathematics and the French Mathematical Research Community 133 -- Chapter 8. Gosta Mittag-Leffler and the Foundation and Administration of Acta Mathematica / June E. Barrow-Green 139 -- Founding of Acta Mathematica 140 -- Poincare, Cantor, Kovalevskaya, and Acta Mathematica 148 -- Acta Mathematica Volumes 1-20 155 -- Chapter 9. An Episode in the Evolution of a Mathematical Community: The Case of Cesare Arzela at Bologna / Laura Martini 165 -- Bolognese Context 165 -- Galois Theory in the European Curriculum 166 -- Arzela's Sources for the Lectures 169 -- Ruffini-Abel Theorem 170 -- Chapter 10. First International Mathematical Community: The Circolo matematico di Palermo / Aldo Brigaglia 179 -- Circolo matematico di Palermo in the Sicilian Cultural Milieu 179 -- Circolo matematico di Palermo in the Italian Mathematical Milieu 180 -- Role of Giovan Battista Guccia in the Circolo 183 -- Circolo and the Internationalization of Mathematical Research 186 -- A Decade of Great Development, 1904-1914 187 -- Decline 195 -- Chapter 11. Languages for Mathematics and the Language of Mathematics in a World of Nations / Jeremy J. Gray 201 -- A World of Nations 201 -- National Languages 203 -- International Languages in General 205 -- International Languages in Particular 206 -- Language, Meaning, and Mathematics: Calculation and Pasigraphy 209 -- Is Mathematics a Language? 211 -- Universal Language and Calculating Language 212 -- Nineteenth-century Linguistics 214 -- Language, Meaning, and Mathematics: Significs 216 -- Language, Meaning, and Mathematics: Hilbert and Husserl 218 -- Language, Meaning, and Mathematics: Hilbert and Schroder 221 -- Chapter 12. Emergence of the Japanese Mathematical Community in the Modern Western Style, 1855-1945 / Chikara Sasaki 229 -- Japanese Mathematics from Traditional to Modern 229 -- Chinese Mathematics and Its Reform in Seventeenth-Century Japan 230 -- Learning Western Mathematics as Military Science, 1855-1868 231 -- Educational Reform during the Early Meiji Period, 1868-1877 232 -- University of Tokyo and the Tokyo Mathematical Society, 1877-1881 236 -- Germanization of the Political System and of Learning, 1881-1945 236 -- "For the Nation!" Fujisawa and Mathematical Research at Tokyo 238 -- Kyoto University School 243 -- Tohoku University School 243 -- Other Colleges and Universities 246 -- Towards Democratization and Internationalization after World War II 246 -- Conclusion: General Characteristics of Mathematical Studies in Modern Japan 247 -- Chapter 13. Internationalizing Mathematics East and West: Individuals and Institutions in the Emergence of a Modern Mathematical Community in China / Joseph W. Dauben 253 -- Modern Science Emerges in China: The Self-Strengthening Movement 254 -- Beijing Tongwen Guan (1861-1862) 256 -- Shanghai Tongwen Guan (1863-1864) and the Jiangnan Arsenal (1865) 258 -- Fuzhou Shipyard (1866) 260 -- Educational Reform and the "Reign of One Hundred Days" 262 -- Japan as an Early Role Model 263 -- England: Supporting the Rise of Mathematics in Modern China 264 -- France: Contributing to the Transmission of Modern Mathematics to China 268 -- Germany: A Model for Developing Modern Mathematics in China 270 -- United States 272 -- New Institutional Models 275 -- Universities 276 -- Chinese Mathematical Society 277 -- Chapter 14. Chinese-U.S. Mathematical Relations, 1859-1949 / Yibao Xu 287 -- Boxer Indemnity and the Modernization of Chinese Mathematics 288 -- Harvard: An Educational Center for Chinese Mathematicians 294 -- Institute for Advanced Study: A Bridge Between the U.S. and China 296 -- Two Unsuccessful Invitations 301 -- Chapter 15. American Initiatives Toward Internationalization: The Case of Leonard Dickson / Della Dumbaugh Fenster 311 -- Dickson in the Emergent Period of American Mathematics 313 -- Dickson's Research: The International Exchange of Mathematical Ideas 318 -- Dickson and the Publication of Manuscripts and Book-length Treatises 323 -- American Mathematics: Unbound 328 -- Chapter 16. Effects of Nazi Rule on the International Participation of German Mathematicians: An Overview and Two Case Studies / Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze 335 -- Internationalization: A Complex of Factors 336 -- Germany Immediately after 1933: The Dogma of Antisemitism 339 -- Case Study 1 German Participation in the Oslo ICM, July 1936 342 -- Case Study 2 WWII and German International Participation: Harald -- Geppert and Wilhelm Suss 345 -- Chapter 17. War, Refugees, and the Creation of an International Mathematical Community / Sanford L. Segal 359 -- Before World War I 360 -- World War I and After 362 -- Hitler's Germany and Mathematical Refugees 368 -- United States: Country of Refuge for Mathematicians 371 -- Internationalism under American Leadership 375 -- Chapter 18. Formation of the International Mathematical Union / Olli Lehto 381 -- First International Congresses of Mathematicians 384 -- World War I and its Aftermath 385 -- Birth of the IMU 387 -- Opposition to the Policy of Exclusion 389 -- Dissolution of the IMU 391 -- Epilogue: The New IMU 393.
Other author Parshall, Karen Hunger, 1955-
Rice, Adrian C. (Adrian Clifford), 1970-
Subject Mathematics -- Research -- History -- 19th century.
Mathematics -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Mathematics -- History -- 19th century.
Mathematics -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0821821245 (alk. paper)