The Resource Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany : individual fates and global impact, Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany : individual fates and global impact, Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

Label
Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany : individual fates and global impact
Title
Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany
Title remainder
individual fates and global impact
Statement of responsibility
Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The emigration of mathematicians from Europe during the Nazi era signaled an irrevocable and important historical shift for the international mathematics world. Mathematicians Fleeing from Nazi Germany is the first thoroughly documented account of this exodus. In this greatly expanded translation of the 1998 German edition, Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze describes the flight of more than 140 mathematicians, their reasons for leaving, the political and economic issues involved, the reception of these emigrants by various countries, and the emigrants' continuing contributions to mathematics. The inf
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
510.09/04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QA27.G4
LC item number
S53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany : individual fates and global impact, Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-443) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The terms "German-speaking mathematician," "forced," and "voluntary emigration" -- The notion of "mathematician" plus quantitative figures on persecution -- Early emigration -- Pretexts, forms, and the extent of emigration and persecution -- Obstacles to emigration out of Germany after 1933, failed escape, and death -- Alternative (non-American) host countries -- Diminishing ties with Germany and self-image of the refugees -- The American reaction to immigration : help and xenophobia -- Acculturation, political adaptation, and the American entrance into the war -- The impact of immigration on American mathematics -- Epilogue : the postwar relationship of German and American mathematicians
Control code
ocn642205793
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 471 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831401
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
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  • 22573/cttpn8b
  • 258079
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b27311697
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)642205793
  • pebcs1400831407
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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