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作者 Riehm, Elaine McKinnon, 1936-
書名 Turbulent times in mathematics : [electronic resource] the life of J.C. Fields and the history of the Fields medal / Elaine McKinnon Riehm, Frances Hoffman
出版項 Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; Toronto : Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, c2011
國際標準書號 9781470416102 (online)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xii, 257 p., [16] p. of plates : ill.)
系列 Miscellaneous Books, v. 80
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Chapter 1. Childhood of John Charles Fields Chapter 2. Toronto and Baltimore Chapter 3. Post-doctoral years in Europe, 1892-1900 Chapter 4. Return to Canada Chapter 5. Fields and research Chapter 6. Mathematics before 1914: The golden years Chapter 7. Science responds to war Chapter 8. The politics of avoidance Chapter 9. International Mathematical Congress, Toronto 1924 Chapter 10. "Sub-turbulent politics": Pincherle and Bologna Chapter 11. The Fields Medal Chapter 12. Late years Appendix I. Publications of J. C. Fields Appendix II. Fields Medallists, 1936-2010 Appendix III. Fields' colleagues and friends
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Electronic reproduction. Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society. 2012
Mode of access : World Wide Web
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鏈接 Print version: Riehm, Elaine McKinnon, 1936- Turbulent times in mathematics : (DLC) 2011021684 9780821869147
主題 Fields, John Charles, 1863-1932
Mathematicians -- Canada -- Biography
Fields Prizes
History and biography. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- General histories, source books. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- 19th century. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- 20th century. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- Biographies, obituaries, personalia, bibliographies. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- Universities. msc
History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- Miscellaneous topics. msc
Mathematics education -- Research exposition (monographs, survey articles). msc
Mathematics education -- General, mathematics and education -- History of mathematics and mathematics education. msc
Mathematics education -- General, mathematics and education -- Popularization of mathematics. msc
Mathematics education -- General, mathematics and education -- Mathematics and society. msc
Alt Author Hoffman, Frances, 1944-
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