Geometry of the Quintic
by Jerry Shurman
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience 1997
Number of pages: 208
The text demonstrates the use of general concepts by applying theorems from various areas in the context of one problem -- solving the quintic. This book helps students at the advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate levels to develop connections between the algebra, geometry, and analysis that they know, and to better appreciate the totality of what they have learned.
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by Emil Artin - University of Notre Dame
The book deals with linear algebra, including fields, vector spaces, homogeneous linear equations, and determinants, extension fields, polynomials, algebraic elements, splitting fields, group characters, normal extensions, roots of unity, and more.
by Christopher Cooper - Macquarie University
This text follows the usual path through to Galois groups, but just for subfields of the complex numbers. It takes as its goal the insolubility of polynomials by radicals. There is a chapter that gives a proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
by J. S. Milne
Class field theory describes the abelian extensions of a local or global field in terms of the arithmetic of the field itself. These notes contain an exposition of abelian class field theory using the algebraic/cohomological approach.
by C. U. Jensen, A. Ledet, N. Yui - Cambridge University Press
A clearly written book, which uses exclusively algebraic language (and no cohomology), and which will be useful for every algebraist or number theorist. It is easily accessible and suitable also for first-year graduate students.