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Book Information:

Author: Karen Hunger Parshall
Title: James Joseph Sylvester: Jewish mathematician in a Victorian world
Additional book information: The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, 2006, xiv+461 pp., ISBN 0-8018-8291-5, US$69.95

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

  • 1. T. Crilly, Arthur Cayley: Mathematician Laureate of the Victorian Age, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 2006.
  • 2. Joseph Warren Dauben, Georg Cantor, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1990. His mathematics and philosophy of the infinite. MR 1082146
  • 3. Karen Hunger Parshall, James Joseph Sylvester, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 2006. Jewish mathematician in a Victorian world. MR 2216541
  • 4. Karen Hunger Parshall, James Joseph Sylvester, The Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, New York, 1998. Life and work in letters. MR 1674190

Review Information:

Reviewer: Judith Grabiner
Affiliation: Pitzer College
Email: jgrabine@pitzer.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 44 (2007), 481-485
MSC (2000): Primary 01A55
Published electronically: March 29, 2007
Review copyright: © Copyright 2007 American Mathematical Society
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