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Conference Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics (1988 : Vassar College)
Title The history of modern mathematics : proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, June 20-24, 1988 / edited by David E. Rowe, John McCleary.
Imprint Boston : Academic Press, c1989-c1994.

Conference Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics (1988 : Vassar College)
Subject Mathematics -- History -- Congresses.
Alt Name Rowe, David E., 1950-
McCleary, John, 1952-
Knobloch, Eberhard.
Description 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Vol. 3 is a sequel to the symposium, not proceedings of it.
Vol. 3 lacks subtitle.
Vol. 3 edited by Eberhard Knobloch and David E. Rowe.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents v. 1. Ideas and their reception -- v. 2. Institutions and applications -- v. 3. Images, ideas, and communities.
ISBN 0125996616 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
0125996624 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
0125996632 (v. 3 : alk. paper)
OCLC # 20220643
Table of Contents
 Table of Contents for Volume I 
 Contributors List 
 Crystallographic Symmetry Concepts and Group Theory (1850-1880) / Erhard Scholz3
 Physics as a Constraint on Mathematical Research: The Case of Potential Theory and Electrodynamics / Thomas Archibald29
 The Geometrization of Analytical Mechanics: A Pioneering Contribution by J. Liouville (ca. 1850) / Jesper Lutzen77
 Schouten, Levi-Civita, and the Emergence of Tensor Calculus / Dirk J. Struik99
 Modes and Manners of Applied Mathematics: The Case of Mechanics / I. Grattan-Guinness109
 La Propagation des Ondes en Eau Profonde et ses Developpements Mathematiques: (Poisson, Cauchy 1815-1825) / Amy Dahan Dalmedico129
 Pure and Applied Mathematics in Divergent Institutional Settings in Germany: The Role and Impact of Felix Klein / Gert Schubring171
 On the Contribution of Mathematical Societies to Promoting Applications of Mathematics in Germany / Renate Tobies223
 Mathematics at the Berlin Technische Hochschule/Technische Universitat: Social, Institutional, and Scientific Aspects / Eberhard Knobloch251
 Mathematicians at War: Warren Weaver and the Applied Mathematics Panel, 1942-1945 / Larry Owens287
 The Transformation of Numerical Analysis by the Computer: An Example from the Work of John von Neumann / William Aspray307
 Notes on the Contributors323

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