“A survey of modern algebra”: The fiftieth anniversary of its publication. (English) Zbl 0753.01012

The authors describe how it came to and what was contained in the Survey. The description is vivid and full of enthusiams for “an exciting mix of classical, axiomatic, and conceptual ideas about algebra \((\ldots)\) They embody the elegance, precision, and generality which are the hallmark of mathematics”!
Reviewer: R.Duda (Wrocław)


01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
01A70 Biographies, obituaries, personalia, bibliographies
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[1] Duren, Peter, A Century of Mathematics in America, 3 vols (1988), Providence, RI: American Math. Society, Providence, RI · Zbl 0656.00001
[2] Kaplansky, Irving, Sauniers Mac Lane: Selected Papers (1979), New York: Springer-Verlag, New York · Zbl 0826.01039
[3] Rota, G.-C; Oliveira, J., Selected Papers on Algebra and Topology by Garrett Birkhoff (1987), Boston: Birkhäuser, Boston · Zbl 0624.01025
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