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Contents of Volume 37, Number 1

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Introductory comments
Donald G. Saari.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 1-2
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Mathematical progress in America
Thomas S. Fiske.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 3-8
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MathSciNet review: 1003157
The history of mathematics in the nineteenth century
James Pierpont.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 9-24
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The present and the future of mathematical physics
H. Poincaré.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 25-38
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Elementary derivation of the equivalence of mass and energy
Albert Einstein.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 39-44
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Current tendencies of mathematical research
Edward B. Van Vleck.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 45-53
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Intuitionism and formalism
Dr. L. E. J. Brouwer.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 55-64
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A mathematical critique of some physical theories
G. D. Birkhoff.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 65-74
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Editor’s Introduction
Bhama Srinivasan.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 75-75
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Book Reviews

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Poincaré's review of Hilbert's Foundations of geometry, by David Hilbert.
Reviewer: H. Poincaré
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 77-78
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Vorlesungen über continuirliche Gruppen mit geometrischen und anderen Anwendungen, by Sophus Lie.
Reviewer: J. M. Brooks
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 78-79
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Gesammelte Abhandlungen, by Sophus Lie.
Reviewer: R. D. Carmichael
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 79-80
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Theory of groups of a finite order, by W. Burnside, M.A., F.R.S., Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
Reviewer: G. A. Miller
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 80-81
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Cours d'analyse mathématique, by Édouard Goursat, Professeur à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris.
Reviewer: W. F. Osgood
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 81-82
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Festschrift zur Feier des 100 Geburtstages Eduard Kummers mit Briefen an seine Mutter und an Leopold Kronecker.
Reviewer: L. E. Dickson
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 82-83
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Lehrbuch der Funktionentheorie, by Dr. W. F. Osgood.
Reviewer: E. B. Van Vleck
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 83-84
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Three lectures on Fermat's last theorem, by L. J. Mordell.
Reviewer: G. E. Wahlin
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 84-85
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The Cambridge Colloquium, 1916, Part II. Analysis Situs, by Oswald Veblen.
Reviewer: S. Lefschetz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 85-86
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Vorlesungen über Zahlentheorie, by Edmund Landau.
Reviewer: G. D. Birkhoff
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 86
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Leçons sur l'intégration et la recherche des fonctions primitives, second edition, by H. Lebesgue.
Reviewer: T. H. Hildebrandt
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 87
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Dynamical systems, by G. D. Birkhoff.
Reviewer: B. O. Koopman
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 88
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Moderne algebra, by B. L. van der Waerden.
Reviewer: O. Ore
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 89
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Einfachste Grundbegriffe der Topologie, by with an introduction by David Hilbert Paul Alexandroff.
Einführung in die kombinatorische Topologie, by Kurt Reidemeister.
Knotentheorie (vol. 1 of the Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete), by K. Reidemeister.
Reviewer: P. A. Smith
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 90-91
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Grundbegriffe der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, by A. Kolmogoroff.
Reviewer: H. L. Rietz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 91-92
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Vorlesungen über die Theorie der Polyeder unter Einschluss der Elemente der Topologie, by Ernst Steinitz; edited and completed by Hans Rademacher.
Lehrbuch der Topologie, by H. Seifert and W. Threlfall.
Reviewer: A. W. Tucker
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 92-93
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Topologie I, by Paul Alexandroff and Heinz Hopf.
Reviewer: A. W. Tucker
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 93-94
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Algebraic surfaces, by Oscar Zariski.
Reviewer: Solomon Lefschetz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 94-95
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Trigonometric series, by Antoni Zygmund.
Reviewer: J. D. Tamarkin
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 95-96
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La théorie des groupes finis et continus et la géométrie différentielle traitées par méthode du repère mobile, by Élie Cartan.
Reviewer: Hermann Weyl
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 96-97
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Trigonometric series, by A. Zygmund.
Reviewer: R. Salem
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 96
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Methoden der mathematischen Physik, Vol. 2, by R. Courant and D. Hilbert.
Reviewer: Hermann Weyl
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 97-98
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An introduction to the theory of numbers, by G. H. Hardy and E. M. Wright.
Reviewer: E. T. Bell
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 99
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The theory of group representations, by Francis D. Murnaghan.
Reviewer: R. Brauer
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 100-101
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The classical groups, by Hermann Weyl.
Reviewer: N. Jacobson
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 100
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Consistency of the axiom of choice and of the generalized continuum-hypothesis with the axioms of set theory, by Kurt Gödel.
Reviewer: C. C. Torrance
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 102
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The theory and applications of harmonic integrals, by W. V. D. Hodge.
Reviewer: D. J. Struik
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 102
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Theory of games and economic behavior, by John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern.
Reviewer: A. H. Copeland
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 103
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Introduction to the theory of algebraic functions of one variable, by C. Chevalley.
Reviewer: A. Weil
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 103-105
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The theory of Lie groups, I, by Claude Chevalley.
Reviewer: P. A. Smith
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 105
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Foundations of algebraic geometry, by André Weil.
Reviewer: Oscar Zariski
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 106-107
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Regular polytopes, by H. S. M. Coxeter.
Reviewer: C. B. Allendoerfer
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 107-108
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Funktionentheorie, by C. Carathéodory.
Reviewer: Maurice Heins
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 108-109
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An introduction to probability theory and its applications, Vol. I, by William Feller.
Reviewer: J. Wolfowitz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 109-110
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The theory of the Riemann zeta-function, by E. C. Titchmarsh.
Reviewer: N. Levinson
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 110
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Complex analysis, by L. V. Ahlfors.
Reviewer: A. C. Schaeffer
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 111
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Leçons d'analyse functionelle, by F. Riesz and B. Sz.-Nagy.
Reviewer: E. R. Lorch
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 111-112
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Éléments de mathématique, by N. Bourbaki.
Reviewer: E. Artin
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 112-113
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Homological algebra, by Henri Cartan and Samuel Eilenberg.
Reviewer: S. Mac Lane
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 113-114
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Foundations of algebraic topology, by S. Eilenberg and N. Steenrod.
Reviewer: E. H. Spanier
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 114-115
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Éléments de géométrie algébrique, by A. Grothendieck.
Reviewer: S. Lang
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 115-116
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Homology, by Saunders Mac Lane.
Reviewer: David A. Buchsbaum
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 117
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Linear operators. Part II. Spectral theory, by with the assistance of William G. Bade and Robert G. Bartle Nelson Dunford and Jacob T. Schwartz.
Reviewer: Gian-Carlo Rota
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 118
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