By John Ewing

ISBN-10: 0883854570

ISBN-13: 9780883854570

This can be the tale of yankee arithmetic in the past century. It comprises articles and excerpts from a century of the yank Mathematical per 30 days, giving the reader a chance to skim all 100 volumes of this well known arithmetic journal with no truly starting them. It samples arithmetic yr by way of 12 months and decade by way of decade. The reader can glimpse the mathematical group on the flip of the century, the talk approximately Einstein and relativity, the debates approximately formalism in common sense, the immigration of mathematicians from Europe, and the frantic attempt to arrange because the warfare all started. newer articles care for the arrival of pcs and the adjustments they introduced, and with many of the triumphs of recent learn.

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