By T. Ryle Dwyer
Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera have been the 2 such a lot charismatic leaders of the Irish revolution. This joint biography appears first at their very varied upbringings and early careers. either fought within the 1916 Easter emerging , even though it is nearly definite they didn't meet in the course of that tumultuous week. Their first come upon got here whilst Collins were published from penal complex after the emerging yet de Valera used to be nonetheless within. Collins was once a kind of who desired to run a Sinn Féin candidate within the Longford by-election of 1917. De Valera and different leaders adverse this initiative however the Collins staff went forward besides and the candidate gained narrowly. The incident typified the connection among the 2 males: they have been enormously various in temperament and elegance. however it used to be accurately of their modifications and contradictions that their fascination lay. De Valera, the political pragmatist, was hoping to safe independence via political agitation, while the bold Collins, along with his stressed temperament and boundless power, was once an impassioned patriot who believed in terror and assassination. T. Ryle Dwyer examines the years, 1917-22 in the course of the twists and turns in their careers. In an epilogue, he considers the legacy of Collins on de Valera's political existence.
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2. It presents a completely new approach to the theory of nonlinear second-order differential equations. It gives a classification of singular points, the index theorem for closed curves, the idea of “consequents,” or the Poincar´e map for plane systems, and the basic ideas of the Poincar´e–Bendixson theorem for limit cycles. It is now part of the general theory of ordinary differential equations, a topic on which Poincar´e would publish a great deal in the years to follow. The dissertation can therefore not be separated from the memoir [Poincar´e 1881] on the global qualitative and quantitative analysis of differential equations in the plane.
Poincar´e, 3. Petitdidier. The talented students Bonnefoy and Petididier would die young in mining accidents. Henri’s difficulties with Mannheim had a sequel—or better, a settling of accounts, one might say. Following the death of Laguerre in 1886, a new member of the Acad´emie des Sciences was elected the next year. Both Poincar´e and Mannheim were on the list of nominees. Poincar´e, 32 years old, was elected with 34 votes, while Mannheim, who could look back on a long and productive career in geometry, received 24 votes.
1007/978-1-4614-2407-9 2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012 19 20 2 Academic Education: 1873–1879 Fig. 1 A slightly bewildered-looking Henri Poincar´e in the uniform of the ´ Ecole Polytechnique Henri found some of the lectures interesting, in particular those of Hermite in analysis. In that year, his other professors were R´esal (mechanics), Mannheim (geometry), Faye (astronomy), Cornu (physics), Fr´emy (chemistry), and Zeller (history and literature). Outside of lectures, the students were supervised in their studies by Bonnet and other lecturers, including Halphen.
Big Fellow, Long Fellow: A Joint Biography of Irish Politicians Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera by T. Ryle Dwyer