**An Introduction to Nonassociative Algebras**

by Richard D. Schafer

**Publisher**: Project Gutenberg 2008**ISBN/ASIN**: 0486688135**Number of pages**: 81

**Description**:

Concise study presents in a short space some of the important ideas and results in the theory of nonassociative algebras, with particular emphasis on alternative and (commutative) Jordan algebras. Written as an introduction for graduate students and other mathematicians meeting the subject for the first time.

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