Book ID: CBB000020223

Social history of 19th-century mathematics (1981)


Mehrtens, Herbert (Editor)
Bos, Henk (Editor)
Schneider, Ivo H. (Editor)


Publication Date: 1981
Physical Details: xii + 301 pp.; bibl.

Description Contents: Struik, Dirk J.: Mathematics in the early part of the 19th century. Jahnke, Hans Niels, Otte, Michael: Origins of the program of “arithmetization of mathematics”. Hodgkin, Luke: Mathematics and revolution from Lacroix to Cauchy. Schneider, Ivo: Forms of professional activity in mathematics before the 19th century. Schubring, Gert: The conception of pure mathematics as an instrument in the professionalization of mathematics. Enros, Philip C.: Cambridge University and the adoption of analytics in early 19th-century England. Rogers, Leo: A survey of factors affecting the teaching of mathematics outside the universities in Britain in the 19th century. Bottazzini, Umberto: Mathematics in a unified Italy. Gross, Horst-Eckart: The employment of mathematicians in insurance companies in the 19th century. Bloor, David: Hamilton and Peacock on the essence of algebra. Hawkins, Thomas: The Berlin school of mathematics. Lewis, Albert C.: F. Schleiermacher's influence on H. Grassmann's mathematics. Mehrtens, Herbert: Social history of mathematics.

Includes Chapters

Chapter Bloor, David (1981) Hamilton and Peacock on the essence of algebra. In: Social history of 19th-century mathematics (p. 202). unapi

Chapter Lewis, Albert C. (1981) F. Schleiermacher's influence on H. Grassmann's mathematics. In: Social history of 19th-century mathematics (p. 246). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Day, C. R.
Hoover, Suzanne R.
Neustadter, Roger
Lubar, Steven D.
Rizvi, Syed Aftab Husain
Barkan, Diana K.
French Historical Studies
Bulletin of Research in the Humanities
Indian Journal of History of Science
Archives des Sciences (Geneva)
J. Neurosurg.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
Greenwood Press
Cambridge University Press
Prickly Paradigm Press
Public health
Great Britain, colonies
Mechanical engineering
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Davy, Humphry
Leopold, Jacob
al-ʿĀmilī, Bahāʾ al-Dīn
Ward, Seth
Ghulam Husain Jaunpuri
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, early
North America: United States; Canada
Russia; Baltic States; Finland
China; Japan
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

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