During the second half of the 19th century Leopold Kronecker cherished a dream, his Jugendtraum, that he should see the formulation of a complete theory of complex multiplication. In this important book Serge Vladut has studied this dream, tracing the development of elliptic function theory from its genesis to themost recent achievements.
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'An invaluable guide and source of perspective...[It] will have instant appeal to specialists in the history of 19th century algebra, analysis, and number theory [and to those] doing current research in algebraic geometry and algebraic number theory.
–R. Cooke of University of Vermont
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Book Description Routledge, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. 1. Bookseller Inventory # SONG2881247547