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Author Shimura, Gorō, 1930-

Title The map of my life / Goro Shimura
Published New York : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface -- Childhood -- As a student -- As a mathematician -- A long epilogue -- Appendix -- Afterword
Summary Tells about the author's life, beginning with his earliest childhood days. This book describes his survival of American bombing raids when he was a teenager in Japan, his emergence as a researcher in a post-war university system that was seriously deficient, and his life as a mathematician in Princeton and in the international academic community
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Shimura, Gorō, 1930-
Mathematicians -- Japan -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387797149 (acid-free paper)
9780387797144 (acid-free paper)