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Mathematical Treasure: Dirichlet's Collected Works

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Lejeune Dirichlet’s collected works were published after his death by the Prussian Academy of Science. The Werke was published in two books: the first volume in 1889, and the second volume (shown below) in 1897.

Title page of Volume II of Dirichlet's collected works, 1897

The “Table of Contents” for the second volume provides a sense of the scope and depth of Dirichlet’s accomplishments.

First page of table of contents for Dirichlet's collected works, volume II, 1897

Second page of table of contents for Dirichlet's collected works, volume II, 1897

Third page of table of contents for Dirichlet's collected works, volume II, 1897

Fourth page of table of contents for Dirichlet's collected works, volume II, 1897

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Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Dirichlet's Collected Works," Convergence (June 2018)

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