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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. J. Dauben, Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1979. Reprinted: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1990. MR 1082146 (91h:01044)
  • 3. K. Parshall, James Joseph Sylvester: Jewish Mathematician in a Victorian World, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 2006. MR 2216541 (2007a:01013)
  • 4. K. Parshall, James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1998. MR 1674190 (99k:01072)

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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