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This book brings one of the most colorful and influential theories in algebra to life for professional algebraists and students alike. The Second Edition features new exercises and an updated bibliography. A new discussion provides a different method for computing the Galois group of a quartic polynomial.
DAVID A. COX, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Amherst College. He has published extensively in his areas of research interest, which include algebraic geometry, number theory, and the history of mathematics. Dr. Cox is consulting editor for Wiley's Pure and Applied Mathematics book series and the author of Primes of the Form x2 + ny2 (Wiley).
David A. Cox
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Pure and Applied Mathematics: A Wiley Series of Texts, Monographs and Tracts