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Book DetailsHistory of MathematicsVolume: 6; 2007; 306 ppMSC: Primary 01
This volume contains articles on the history of Soviet mathematics, many of which are personal accounts by mathematicians who witnessed and contributed to the turbulent and glorious years of Moscow mathematics. The articles in the book focus on mathematical developments in that era, the personal lives of Russian mathematicians, and political events that shaped the course of scientific work in the Soviet Union. Important contributions include an article about Luzin and his school, based in part on documents that were released only after perestroika, and two articles on Kolmogorov. The volume concludes with annotated bibliographies in English and Russian for further reading.
The revised edition is appended by an article of Tikhomirov, which provides an update and general overview of 20thcentury Moscow mathematics, and it also includes an Index of Names.
This book should appeal to mathematicians, historians, and anyone else interested in Soviet mathematical history.
ReadershipUndergraduates, graduate students and research mathematicians interested in the history of mathematics, especially in Russia.

Table of Contents

Chapters

Encounters with mathematicians

The Moscow school of the theory of functions in the 1930s

About mathematics at Moscow State University in the late 1940s and early 1950s

Reminiscences of Soviet mathematicians

A.N. Kolmogorov

On A.N. Kolmogorov

Pages of a mathematical autobiography (19421953)

Markov and Bishop  an essay in memory of A.A. Markov (19031979) and E. Bishop (19281983)

Etude on life and automorphic forms in the Soviet Union

On Soviet mathematics of the 1950s and 1960s

In the other direction

A brief survey of the literature on the development of mathematics in the USSR

Russian bibliography

Moscow Mathematics—Then and Now


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This volume contains articles on the history of Soviet mathematics, many of which are personal accounts by mathematicians who witnessed and contributed to the turbulent and glorious years of Moscow mathematics. The articles in the book focus on mathematical developments in that era, the personal lives of Russian mathematicians, and political events that shaped the course of scientific work in the Soviet Union. Important contributions include an article about Luzin and his school, based in part on documents that were released only after perestroika, and two articles on Kolmogorov. The volume concludes with annotated bibliographies in English and Russian for further reading.
The revised edition is appended by an article of Tikhomirov, which provides an update and general overview of 20thcentury Moscow mathematics, and it also includes an Index of Names.
This book should appeal to mathematicians, historians, and anyone else interested in Soviet mathematical history.
Undergraduates, graduate students and research mathematicians interested in the history of mathematics, especially in Russia.

Chapters

Encounters with mathematicians

The Moscow school of the theory of functions in the 1930s

About mathematics at Moscow State University in the late 1940s and early 1950s

Reminiscences of Soviet mathematicians

A.N. Kolmogorov

On A.N. Kolmogorov

Pages of a mathematical autobiography (19421953)

Markov and Bishop  an essay in memory of A.A. Markov (19031979) and E. Bishop (19281983)

Etude on life and automorphic forms in the Soviet Union

On Soviet mathematics of the 1950s and 1960s

In the other direction

A brief survey of the literature on the development of mathematics in the USSR

Russian bibliography

Moscow Mathematics—Then and Now