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A history of abstract algebra

Author: Israel Kleiner
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Birkhäuser ; [London] : [Springer, distributor], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The development of abstract algebra was propelled by the need for new tools to address certain classical problems that appeared unsolvable by classical means. A major theme of the approach in this book is to show how abstract algebra has arisen in attempts to solve some of these classical problems, providing context from which the reader may gain a deeper appreciation of the mathematics involved." "Mathematics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kleiner, Israel.
History of abstract algebra.
Boston, Mass. : Birkhäuser ; [London : Springer, distributor], ©2007
(OCoLC)76935733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Israel Kleiner
ISBN: 9780817646851 081764685X 0387340505 0817646841 9780387340500 9780817646844
OCLC Number: 187165155
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 168 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: History of Classical Algebra --
History of Group Theory --
History of Ring Theory --
History of Field Theory --
History of Linear Algebra --
Emmy Noether and the Advent of Abstract Algebra --
A Course in Abstract Algebra Inspired by History --
Biographies of Selected Mathematicians.
Responsibility: Israel Kleiner.
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