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A³ & his algebra : how a boy from Chicago's west side became a force in American mathematics

Author: Nancy Albert-Goldberg
Publisher: New York : IUniverse, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: A Adrian Albert
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Albert-Goldberg
ISBN: 0595328172 9780595328178
OCLC Number: 58805225
Description: xiv, 351 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Beginnings. --
Roots --
Birth of a university in a new city --
The first two generations at the Mathematics Department --
The early years at Chicago and Princeton --
Kinships and kindred spirits --
pt. 2. Framework for a mathematical mind. --
Mathematese and mathemagicians --
From Al Jabr to abstract algebra --
Flowering of abstract algebra over a shifting field --
pt. 3. Years of discovery. --
Explorers in vector space --
The proof --
Traveling Riemann's universe --
A new school of algebra --
pt. 4. Branching out in midlife. --
Mathematics during World War II --
South of the border --
Hyde Park in the forties and beyond --
Albert algebras --
Defending his country --
The university's solution to urban decay --
East of the tracks --
pt. 5. Elder statesman. --
Years of triumph and tragedy --
Urban removal and condomania --
E.H. Moore at the entry --
An entirely new dimension --
Turmoil on campus --
Education guru --
Building bridges across the globe --
Diplomacy for mathematics --
Mathematical children --
Appendix: Doctoral dissertations supervised by A.A. Albert.
Other Titles: A³ and his algebra
A cubed and his algebra
Responsibility: Nancy E. Albert.

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A3 & His Algebra

by NancyAlbert (WorldCat user published 2012-10-20) Excellent Permalink

I am the author of "A^3 & His Algebra." Please be advised that there are multiple published versions of this book. The final version was published in June 2006, and can be identified by the fact that the name "Paul Cohen" is contained in the index. (Mr. Cohen was not mentioned in prior versions.)...
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