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Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany : individual fates and global impact / Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: QA27.G4 S53 2009

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    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Siegmund-Schultze, R. (Reinhard)
    Published
    Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009
    Locale
    Germany
    United States
    Contents
    The terms "German-speaking mathematician," "forced," and "voluntary emigration"
    The notion of "mathematician" plus quantitative figures on persecution
    Early emigration
    Pretexts, forms, and the extent of emigration and persecution
    Obstacles to emigration out of Germany after 1933, failed escape, and death
    Alternative (non-American) host countries
    Diminishing ties with Germany and self-image of the refugees
    The American reaction to immigration : help and xenophobia
    Acculturation, political adaptation, and the American entrance into the war
    The impact of immigration on American mathematics
    Epilogue : the postwar relationship of German and American mathematicians.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-443) and indexes.
    The terms "German-speaking mathematician," "forced," and "voluntary emigration" -- The notion of "mathematician" plus quantitative figures on persecution -- Early emigration -- Pretexts, forms, and the extent of emigration and persecution -- Obstacles to emigration out of Germany after 1933, failed escape, and death -- Alternative (non-American) host countries -- Diminishing ties with Germany and self-image of the refugees -- The American reaction to immigration : help and xenophobia -- Acculturation, political adaptation, and the American entrance into the war -- The impact of immigration on American mathematics -- Epilogue : the postwar relationship of German and American mathematicians.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780691125930
    0691125937 (cloth)
    9780691140414 (pbk.)
    0691140413 (pbk.)
    Additional Form
    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Physical Description
    xxv, 471 p. : ill., ports ; 24 cm.

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