By D. G. Northcott

ISBN-10: 0521071518

ISBN-13: 9780521071512

ISBN-10: 0521098076

ISBN-13: 9780521098076

This quantity offers a transparent and self-contained creation to big leads to the idea of jewelry and modules. Assuming in simple terms the mathematical historical past supplied through an ordinary undergraduate curriculum, the idea is derived by means of relatively direct and straightforward tools. it will likely be worthwhile to either undergraduates and examine scholars specialising in algebra. In his traditional lucid kind the writer introduces the reader to complex issues in a way which makes them either attention-grabbing and straightforward to assimilate. because the textual content offers very complete reasons, a few well-ordered workouts are integrated on the finish of every bankruptcy. those lead directly to extra major effects and provides the reader a chance to plan his personal arguments and to check his figuring out of the topic.