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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
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Book Review

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Book Information

Author: W. K. Bühler
Title: Gauss, a biographical study
Additional book information Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1981, viii + 208 pp., $19.80. ISBN 0-387-10662-6.


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  • 2. E. T. Bell, Men of mathematics, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1937.
  • 3. P. L. Chebyshev, Sur la fonction qui détermine la totalité des nombres premiers inférieurs à une limite donnée, J. Math. Pures Appl. (1) 17 (1852), 341-365; Mémoire sur les nombres premiers, ibid. (1) 17 (1852), 366-390.
  • 4. Guy Waldo Dunnington, The relationship of Jean Paul to Karl Philipp Moritz, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois, 1938.
  • 5. G. Waldo Dunnington, Carl Friedrich Gauss: titan of science. A study of his life and work, Exposition Press, New York, 1955. MR 0072814 (17,338f)
  • 6. Carl Friedrich Gauss, Werke I-XII, edited and published by Königliche Gesellsschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen between 1863 and 1933. Reprinted by Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim/New York, 1973.
  • 7. Walter Kaufmann-Bühler, Gauss, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-New York, 1981. A biographical study. MR 617739 (82j:01066)
  • 8. Carl Friedrich Gauss, Sechs Beweise des Fundamentaltheorems über quadratische Reste, Ostwald's Klassiker der exakten Wissenschaften, No. 122, Leipzig, Engelmann, 1901.
  • 9. Hans Reichardt, Gauss und die nicht-euklidische Geometrie, BSB B.G. Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig, 1976 (German). MR 0532194 (58 #27040)
  • 10. Tord Hall, Carl Friedrich Gauss: A biography, Translated from the Swedish by Albert Froderberg, The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1970. MR 0265109 (42 #22)
  • 11. Felix Klein, Vorlesungen über die Entwicklung der Mathematik im 19. Jahrhundert, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-New York, 1979 (German). Two volumes reprinted as one; With a foreword by R. Courant and O. Neugebauer. MR 529278 (82c:01027)
  • 12. James R. Newman, The world of mathematics. Vols. I–IV, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1956. A small library of the literature of mathematics from A’h-mosé the Scribe to Albert Einstein, presented with commentaries and notes. MR 0081842 (18,453n)
  • 13. C. F. Gauss, Gedenkband anlässlich des 100. Todestages am 23. Februar 1955, B. G. Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig, 1957 (German). MR 0088426 (19,518a)
  • 14. Bernhard Riemann, Über die Anzahl der Primzahlen unter eines gegebenen Grösse, Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1859, 671-680 (1860).
  • 15. Wolfgang Sartorius von Waltershausen, Gauss zum Gedächtniss, Leipzig, 1856.
  • 16. I. M. Vinogradov (Ed.), Carl Friedrich Gauss, Collection of articles on the hundredth anniversary of his death, Moscow, Publishing House of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 1956.


Review Information

Reviewer: Paul T. Bateman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 14 (1986), 312-317
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1986-15455-8
PII: S 0273-0979(1986)15455-8



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