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Galois Theory

Steven H. Weintraub
Publisher: 
Springer
Publication Date: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
211
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Series: 
Universitext
Price: 
59.95
ISBN: 
9780387875743
Category: 
Textbook
BLL Rating: 

The Basic Library List Committee strongly recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

[Reviewed by
Fernando Q. Gouvêa
, on
12/8/2008
]

See Marion Cohen's review of the first edition. In addition to correcting all known errors and other small changes, this edition includes a new chapter on transcendental extensions.

 

Introduction to Galois Theory.- Field Theory and Galois Theory.- Development and Applications of Galois Theory.- Extensions of the Field of Rational Numbers.- Further Topics in Field Theory.- Transcendental Extensions.- A. Some Results from Group Theory.- B. A Lemma on Constructing Fields.- C. A Lemma from Elementary Number Theory.- References.- Index.

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