Reid, Constance (Bowman)

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REID, Constance (Bowman)

REID, Constance (Bowman). American, b. 1918. Genres: Education, Mathematics/Statistics. Career: Teacher in San Diego, CA, 1939-50; freelance writer, 1950-. Publications: Slacks and Callouses (as Constance Bowman), 1944, 2nd ed., 1999; From Zero to Infinity: What Makes Numbers Interesting, 1956, 4th ed., 1992; Introduction to Higher Mathematics: For the General Reader, 1959; A Long Way from Euclid, 1963, rev. ed., 2004; Hilbert, 1970; Courant in Goettingen and New York: The Story of an Improbable Mathematician, 1976; Neyman: From Life, 1982; Hilbert-Courant, 1986; (with D.J. Albers and G.L. Alexanderson) International Mathematical Congresses: An Illustrated History, 1893-1986, 1986, 2nd ed., 1987; (with Albers and Alexanderson) More Mathematical People, 1990; The Search for E.T. Bell, Also Known as John Taine, 1993; Julia, a Life in Mathematics, 1996. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 70 Piedmont St, San Francisco, CA 94117, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]