It Seems I Am a Jew: A Samizdat Essay on Soviet Mathematics

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In this essay smuggled out of Russia a renowned Soviet mathematician speaks out against the policies of the Steklov Institute in Moscow, which controls much of mathematical life in the Soviet Union. They control VAK, the certification commission that has the final say in approving doctoral dissertations, and as Dr. Freiman documents, seem to be pursuing a policy that will make all of Russian higher mathematics "Judenfrei." The numbers m and n have the same prime factors. The numbers m-1 and n-1 possess the same property. ...

It Seems I Am a Jew: A Samizdat Essay on Soviet Mathematics 1980, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809309627

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