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The European mathematicians' migration to America

Author: Lipman Bers; American Mathematical Society.; Mathematical Association of America.
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, 1988.
Series: AMS-MAA joint lecture series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this lecture, Lipman Bers tells the story of European mathematicians who migrated to the U.S. prior to and during World War II, which doubled the number of active mathematicians in the U.S. He gives insight on the science of mathematics and the culture of the mathematical community.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Filmed lectures
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Lipman Bers
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lipman Bers; American Mathematical Society.; Mathematical Association of America.
OCLC Number: 19573487
Notes: "AMS-MAA invited address."
Title from the screen.
Speech given Jan. 8, 1988 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Performer(s): Speaker, Lipman Bers ; introduction, Paul R. Halmos.
Description: 1 videocassette : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: AMS-MAA joint lecture series.
Responsibility: Lipman Bers.

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In this lecture, Lipman Bers tells the story of European mathematicians who migrated to the U.S. prior to and during World War II, which doubled the number of active mathematicians in the U.S. He gives insight on the science of mathematics and the culture of the mathematical community.

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