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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1558413
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Book Information:

Author: L. Koenigsberger
Title: Hermann von Helmholtz
Additional book information: 3 Bde., 8vo. Braunschweig, Vieweg und Sohn. Bd. 1: 1902, xi + 375 pp., 3 portraits; Bd. 2: 1903, xiv + 383 pp., 2 portraits; Bd. 3: 1903, ix + 142 pp., 4 portraits.

Author: H. von Helmholtz
Title: Vorlesungen über theoretische Physik
Additional book information: 6 Bde., large 8vo. Leipzig, J. A. Barth. Bd. 1₁: Einleitung zu den Vorlesungen über theoretische Physik, hrg. von König und Runge, 1903, 50 pp., 1 portrait; Bd. 1₂: Vorlesungen über die Dynamik discreter Massenpunkte, hrg. von Krigar-Menzel, 1898, x + 380 pp.; Bd. 2: Dynamik continuirlich verbreiteter Massen, hrg. von. Krigar-Menzel, 1902, viii + 247 pp.; Bd. 3: Vorlesungen über mathematische Principien der Akustik, hrg. von König und Runge, 1898, x + 256 pp.; Bd. 4: Elektrodynamik, “soll bald erscheinen”; Bd. 5: Vorlesngen über die elektromagnetische Theorie des Lichtes, hrg. von König und Runge, 1897, xii + 370 pp.; Bd. 6: Vorlesungen über Theorie der Wärme, hrg. von F. Richarz, 1903, xii + 419 pp.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Edwin Bidwell Wilson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 13 (1906), 112-119