Images of Italian Mathematics in France : The Latin Sisters, from Risorgimento to Fascism

The contributions in this proceedings volume offer a new perspective on the mathematical ties between France and Italy, and reveal how mathematical developments in these two countries affected one another. The focus is above all on the Peninsula’s influence on French mathematicians, counterbalancing...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Brechenmacher, Frédéric (Editor), Jouve, Guillaume (Editor), Mazliak, Laurent (Editor), Tazzioli, Rossana (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Trends in the History of Science
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A. Durand: Daladier’s stay in Italy in 1910: a mirror of the French look at Italy
  • Introduction
  • P. Crépel: Italian Mathematicians as seen by French biographical dictionaries in the 19th century
  • F. Brechenmacher: The 27 Italies of Camille Jordan
  • A. Brigaglia: Picard and the Italian Mathematicians: the History of three Prix Bordin
  • A. Guerraggio, F. Jaeck, L. Mazliak: Lines on the Horizon
  • E. Luciano: The French ‘Analysts’ and Peano’s Mathematical Logic
  • P. Cantù: Louis Rougier’s reception of the Peano School
  • R. Tazzioli: The eyes of French mathematicians on Tullio Levi-Civita – the case of hydrodynamics (1900-1930)
  • A. Capristo: French mathematicians at the Bologna Congress (1928)