Introduction: The “Internationalization” of Mathematics and the Interests Therein of Scientists and Philanthropists

  • Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
Part of the Science Networks. Historical Studies book series (SNHS, volume 25)


What has “Rockefeller,” a name that stands for oil, ruthless capitalism and industry of the most mundane type, to do with so arcane and unworldly a science as mathematics?


Fellowship Program ROCKEFELLER Foundation European Science French Mathematic German Mathematician 
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© Springer Basel AG 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsAgder University CollegeKristiansandNorway

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