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Book Review of A Convergence of Lives, Sofia Kovalevskaia: Scientist, Writer, Revolutionary, by A. Hibner Koblitz

by Stuart S. Antman

Year of Award: 1987

Award: Lester R. Ford

Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 93, 1986, pp. 139-144

Summary: This review of the Ann Hibner Koblitz's biography of Sofia Kovalevskaia goes into greater detail about her mathematical work than the book under review.

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About the Author: Stuart S. Antman was at the University of Maryland at the time of publication.


Subject classification(s): Real Numbers | Differential & Difference Equations | Partial Differential Equations | Mathematics History | Biographies of Mathematicians
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008