References for Sophie Germain

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  1. E A Kramer, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901628.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/Sophie-Germain

Books:

  1. G Biedenkapp, Sophie Germain, ein weiblicher Denker (Jena, 1910).
  2. L L Bucciarelli, Sophie Germain : an essay in the history of the theory of elasticity (Dordrecht - Boston, Mass., 1980).
  3. U Klens, Mathematikerinnen im 18. Jahrhundert : Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Gabrielle-Emilie du Châtelet, Sophie Germain (Pfaffenweiler, 1994).

Articles:

  1. A Dahan-Dalmédico, Mécanique et théorie des surfaces : les travaux de Sophie Germain, Historia Math. 14 (4) (1987), 347-365.
  2. A Dahan-Dalmédico, Sophie Germain, Scientific American 265 (1991), 117-122.
  3. L S Grinstein and P J Campbell (eds.), Women of Mathematics (Westport, Conn., 1987), 47-56.
  4. G Micheli, The philosophical works of Sophie Germain (Italian), in Scienza e filosofia (Milan, 1985), 712-729.
  5. J H Sampson, Sophie Germain and the Theory of Numbers, Archive for History of Exact Science 41 (1990-91), 157-161.
  6. H Stupuy, Notice sur la vie et les oeuvres de Sophie Germain, Oeuvres philosophiques de Sophie Germain (Paris, 1879), 1-92.
  7. C Truesdell, Sophie Germain : fame earned by stubborn error, Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 11 (2) (1991), 3-24.

JOC/EFR December 1996

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