Table of contents for Galois theory / Jean-Pierre Escofier ; translated by Leila Schneps.
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Historical Aspects of the Resolution of Algebraic Equations.- Resolution of Quadratic, Cubic and Quartic Equations.- Symmetric Polynomials.- Field Extensions.- Constructions with Straightedge and Compass.- K-Homomorphism.- Normal Extensions.- Galois Groups.- Roots of Unity.- Cyclic Extensions.- Solvable Groups.- Solvability of Equations by Radicals.- The Life of Evariste Galois.- Finite Fields.- Separable Extension.- Recent Developments.- Bibliography.- Index.
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