Transcending tradition

December 13, 2011

A companion to the international exhibition Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture, this book 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.
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B. Bergmann, M. Epple, R. Ungar (Eds.)
Transcending Tradition
Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture
2012, XI, 270 p. 226 illus., 164 in color, Hardcover
$49.95, €39,95, £35.99
ISBN: 978-3-642-22463-8

Springer

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