O'Reilly logo

Mathematicians Fleeing from Nazi Germany by Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

FIVE

Obstacles to Emigration out of Germanyafter 1933, Failed Escape, and Death

The Germans—as far as I have heard—no longer let out of the country any of the dismissed professors. These are obviously too inferior to be of any service for the Germans, but too good to let other countries have them. So I am afraid the case of our colleague sorts itself out.

—James Franck 19381

Auch Endenich ist noch vielleicht das Ende nich! [Even Endenich is perhaps not yet the End!].

—Felix Hausdorff 19422

THE DISCUSSION of the “acculturation” of emigrant mathematicians in the foreign (in particular American) societies, which will be the focus of the following chapters 6 through 10, has to be clearly separated from the preceding process or emigration. First, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required