History of Mathematics 1989; 675 pp; softcover Volume: 3 Reprint/Revision History: reprinted 1991 ISBN10: 0821801368 ISBN13: 9780821801369 List Price: US$113 Member Price: US$90.40 Order Code: HMATH/3
This item is also sold as part of the following set: HMATHSET  The present book is the third and final volume in the A Century of Mathematics in America collection. The theme of the second volume is continued here in articles describing the mathematics and the mathematical personalities in some of the nations's prominent departments: Johns Hopkins, Clark, Columbia, MIT, Michigan, Texas, and the Institute for Advanced Study. To download free chapters of this book, click here. Table of Contents  The Nineteenth Century
 K. V. H. Parshall and D. E. Rowe  American mathematics comes of age, 18751900
 R. Cooke and V. F. Rickey  W. E. Story of Hopkins and Clark
 G. M. Rosenstein, Jr.  The best method. American calculus textbooks of the nineteenth century
 C. A. Scott  Edwards' differential calculus [Reprint]
 Mathematics at American Institutions
 A. Borel  The School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study
 E. R. Lorch  Mathematics at Columbia during adolescence
 D. J. Struik  The MIT department of mathematics during its first seventyfive years. Some recollections
 W. Kaplan  Mathematics at the University of Michigan
 R. L. Wilder  Reminiscences of mathematics at Michigan
 A. C. Lewis  The building of the University of Texas mathematics faculty, 18831938
 Mathematics and Mathematicians
 P. C. Kenschaft  Charlotte Angas Scott (18581931) [Reprint]
 R. E. Langer and M. H. Ingraham  Edward Burr Van Vleck, 18631943 [Reprint]
 R. L. Wilder  The Mathematical Work of R. L. Moore; Its background, nature, and influence [Reprint]
 L. S. Grinstein and P. J. Campbell  Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler (18831966) [Reprint]
 P. Masani  Norbert Wiener: A survey of a fragment of his life and work
 R. Coifman and R. Strichartz  The school of Antoni Zygmund
 R. Askey  Handbooks of special functions
 S. Feferman, P. Suppes, and J. Barwise  Commemorative meeting for Alfred Tarski
 C. Reid and R. M. Robinson  Julia Bowman Robinson (19191985) [Reprint]
 J. Wermer  Function algebras in the fifties and sixties
 S. MacLane  Addendum: Concepts and categories in perspective
 Surveys and Recollections
 L. V. Ahlfors  The joy of function theory
 J. A. Donaldson  Black Americans in mathematics
 J. L. Kelley  Once over lightly
 S. MacLane  Mathematicians in World War II: The group at Columbia
 S. MacLane  The education of Ph.D's in mathematics
 E. Pitcher  Off the record
 Probability, Statistics, and Actuarial Science
 S. M. Stigler  Mathematical statistics in the early states [Reprint]
 J. L. Doob  William Feller and twentieth century probability [Reprint]
 C. C. Craig  Early days in statistics at Michigan [Reprint]
 C. Eisenhart  S. S. Wilks's Princeton appointment and statistics at Princeton before Wilks
 M. H. DeGroot  A conversation with David Blackwell [Reprint]
 C. J. Nesbitt  Personal reflections on actuarial science in North America from 1900
 History of Mathematics
 U. C. Merzbach  Article on American historians of mathematics
