Italian Mathematics Between the Two World Wars / Edition 1

Italian Mathematics Between the Two World Wars / Edition 1

by Angelo Guerraggio, Pietro Nastasi
     
 

ISBN-10: 3764365552

ISBN-13: 9783764365554

Pub. Date: 11/17/2005

Publisher: Birkhauser Basel

This book describes Italian mathematics in the period between the two World Wars. It analyzes the development by focusing on both the interior and the external influences. Italian mathematics in that period was shaped by a colorful array of strong personalities who concentrated their efforts on a select number of fields and won international recognition and respect

Overview

This book describes Italian mathematics in the period between the two World Wars. It analyzes the development by focusing on both the interior and the external influences. Italian mathematics in that period was shaped by a colorful array of strong personalities who concentrated their efforts on a select number of fields and won international recognition and respect in an incredibly short time. Consequently, Italy was considered a third mathematical power after France and Germany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783764365554
Publisher:
Birkhauser Basel
Publication date:
11/17/2005
Series:
Science Networks. Historical Studies Series, #29
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue.- Nothing is as it was before.- Volterra’s leadership.- Fascism: somebody rise, others fall.- One man alone in the lead.- The CNR alternative.- The 1930s move forward.- Towards disaster.- Conclusions.

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