Bourbaki : a secret society of mathematics. Mashaal, Maurice. QA29 .B692 M3713 2006The artist and the mathematician : the story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the genius mathematician who never existed. Aczel, Amir D. QA29 .B692 A29 2006
An interesting bit of mathematics history! From an article by Borel in the Notices of the AMS: In 1934 A. Weil and H. Cartan were Maîtres de Conférences (the equivalent of assistant professors) at the University of Strasbourg. One main duty was, of course, the teaching of differential and integral calculus. The standard text was the |

## A mathematician that never existed!

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