TITLE

Jobs in the 1930s and the views of George D. Birkhoff

AUTHOR(S)
Mac Lane, Saunders
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer94, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the various aspects of the job market in mathematics in the 1930s in the light of racial discriminations among academic institutions in United States. Career history of George Birhoff as a mathematician; Integration of academicians from Europe; Allegations that Birkhoff is an anti-Semitic academician; Posts held by Birkhoff; Conflict on the provision of support for foreign and American academicians.
ACCESSION #
9408182791

 

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