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Mathematicians Fleeing from Nazi Germany by Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

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TWO

The Notion of “Mathematician” PlusQuantitative Figures on Persecution

SEVERAL HISTORIANS and witnesses of the events have maintained that mathematical immigration has been of outstanding and singular importance to American science.1 Geiger, for example, points out that in 1965, fourteen out of fifty-one members of the mathematical class of the National Academy of Sciences were from Europe.2 Chapter 10 will give an overview of the effects of the German mathematical immigration to America and will also discuss some of the consequences to the development of mathematics in Germany in the 1930s as well. In some respects, given the then still important role of the German language and the strong part of symbolism in mathematics, the conditions of ...

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