Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German Speaking Academic Culture

A companion publication to the international exhibition "Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture", the catalogue explores the working lives and activities of Jewish mathematicians in German-speaking countries during the period between the legal and...

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Main Author: Bergmann, Birgit
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Epple, Moritz (Editor), Ungar, Ruti (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:A companion publication to the international exhibition "Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture", the catalogue explores the working lives and activities of Jewish mathematicians in German-speaking countries during the period between the legal and political emancipation of the Jews in the 19th  century and their persecution in Nazi Germany. It highlights the important role Jewish mathematicians played in all areas of mathematical culture during the Wilhelmine Empire and the Weimar Republic, and  recalls their emigration, flight or death after 1933
Physical Description:XI, 289 p online resource
ISBN:9783642224645