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

Mac Lane, Saunders
June 1994
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer94, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p9
Academic Journal
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.


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