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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Plenum Pub Corp
Publication date June 1, 1981
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780306405365
ISBN-10 0306405369
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $99.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This is a book of "impressions" of a journey through the theory of com­ plex algebraic curves. It is neither self-contained, balanced, nor particularly tightly organized. As with any notebook made on a journey, what appears is that which strikes the writer's fancy. Some topics appear because of their compelling intrinsic beauty. Others are left out because, for all their impor­ tance, the traveler found them boring or was too dull or lazy to give them their due. Looking back at the end of the journey, one can see that a common theme in fact does emerge, as is so often the case; that theme is the theory of theta functions. In fact very much of the material in the book is prepara­ tion for our study of the final topic, the so-called Schottky problem. More than once, in fact, we tear ourselves away from interesting topics leading elsewhere and return to our main route.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780306405365 Book cover for 9780821833070
 
2 edition from Amer Mathematical Society (November 1, 2002); titled "A Scrapbook of Complex Curve Theory"
9780821833070 | details & prices | 188 pages | 7.25 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $48.00
About: This fine book by Herb Clemens quickly became a favorite of many algebraic geometers when it was first published in 1980.
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from Plenum Pub Corp (June 1, 1981)
9780306405365 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $99.00
About: This is a book of "impressions" of a journey through the theory of com­ plex algebraic curves.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781468470024
 
Reprint edition from Springer Verlag (April 2, 2012); titled "A Scrapbook of Complex Curve Theory"
9781468470024 | details & prices | List price $99.00
About: This is a book of "impressions" of a journey through the theory of com­ plex algebraic curves.

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