Description 
1 online resource (362 pages) 
Series 
History of Mathematics ; v. 9 

History of mathematics.

Contents 
Cover; Frontispiece; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Photograph Credits; A brief biography of Ramanujan; Chapter 1. Ramanujan in Madras; Chapter 2. Ramanujan's first two letters to Hardy and Hardy's responses; Chapter 3. Preparing to go to England; Chapter 4. Ramanujan at Cambridge; Chapter 5. Ramanujan is ill; Chapter 6. Ramanujan returns to India; Chapter 7. After his death; Chapter 8. Ramanujan's papers and manuscripts; Chapter 9. Family histories; Provenance of letters; References; Index; Back Cover 
Summary 
The letters that Ramanujan wrote to G.H. Hardy on January 16 and February 27, 1913, are two of the most famous letters in the history of mathematics. These and other letters introduced Ramanujan and his remarkable theorems to the world and stimulated much research, especially in the 1920s and 1930s. This book brings together many letters to, from, and about Ramanujan. The letters came from the National Archives in Delhi, the Archives in the State of Tamil Nadu, and a variety of other sources. Helping to orient the reader is the extensive commentary, both mathematical and cultural, by Berndt a 
Notes 
Print version record 
Subject 
Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa, 18871920  Correspondence


Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa, 18871920 

Mathematicians  India  Correspondence


Number theory.


Mathematicians


Number theory


India

Genre/Form 
Personal correspondence

Form 
Electronic book

Author 
Rankin, Robert A

ISBN 
9781470438777 

1470438771 
