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Book Information:

Editors: Karen Hunger Parshall and Adrian C. Rice
Title: Mathematics unbound: The evolution of an international mathematical research community, 1800-1945
Additional book information: edited by Karen Hunger Parshall and Adrian C. Rice, History of Math., vol. 23, American Mathematical Society/London Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2002, xxii + 406 pp., ISBN 0-8218-2124-5, $85.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: David E. Rowe
Affiliation: Mainz University
Email: rowe@mathematik.uni-mainz.de
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 535-542
MSC (2000): Primary 01A55, 01A60, 01A70, 01A72, 01A73, 01A74, 01A80
Published electronically: July 10, 2003
Review copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society
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