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Author Batterson, Steve

Title Pursuit of Genius : Flexner, Einstein, and the Early Faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study
Published Natick : CRC Press, 2006
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents PREFACE -- ABRAHAM FLEXNER, DANIEL COIT GILMAN AND THE JOHNS HOPKINS TEMPLATE -- THE ROCKEFELLER MODELS -- FUNDING DREAMS -- DECIDING WHERE TO START -- THE FIRST HIRES -- FLEXNER AND VEBLEN BUILD THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS -- LAUNCHING THE OTHER SCHOOLS -- COMPETING FOR RESOURCES -- MOUNTING A COUP -- FAST FORWARD -- SOURCES AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INDEX
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Subject Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). -- School of Mathematics -- Faculty
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). -- School of Mathematics -- History
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
New Jersey -- Princeton.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 143986425X
9781439864258