|Main Author:||Lorenz, Falko.|
This translation of the 1987 German edition is an introduction into the classical parts of algebra with a focus on fields and Galois theory. It discusses nonstandard topics, such as the transcendence of pi, and new concepts are defined in the framework of the development of carefully selected problems. It includes an appendix with exercises and notes on the previous parts of the book, and brief historical comments are scattered throughout.
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|General Notes:||Textbook for graduates.|
Complete in 2 v.
|Physical Description:||vi, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|ISBN:||0387289305 (v. 1 : pbk.)|