This is an illustrated history of the international mathematics congresses held from 1893--1986. The photos, summaries, commentaries, and sketches are simply fascinating reading for anyone interested in mathematics and its development. Mathematicians' photos on every page, along with comments and descriptions of their work.
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Donald J. Albers served as Director of Publications and Associate Executive Director of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) from 1991 2006 and Editorial Director of MAA Books from 2006 12. He was Editor of The College Mathematics Journal and Founding Editor of Math Horizons. He has written or co-authored six books, including Mathematical People and Fascinating Mathematical People both with G. L. Alexanderson. Prior to his association with the MAA, he was Professor of Mathematics and Special Assistant to the President of Menlo College.
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Book Description Springer. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. This book shows minor wear and is in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # G0387964096I4N00
Book Description Springer, 1986. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP85769714
Book Description Springer-Verlag, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Unread, unmarked book. Hardcover sunning. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000008742
Book Description Springer-Verlag, NY, 1986. Printed Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st. 9 x 11. 62 page hardcover with many illustrations. History of the congresses and of the Field Medal and Field Medalists. No flaws - unmarked, tight and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 524220