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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

Published by the American Mathematical Society, the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (BULL) is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in all areas of pure and applied mathematics.

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

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Book Review

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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
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 535-542
Published electronically: July 10, 2003
Review copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society