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Primes of the Form X2 + Ny2: Fermat, Class Field Theory, and Complex Multiplication

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Provides a general solution to the question of which primes p can be expressed in the form x2 + ny2. Covered first are the special cases considered by Fermat, which involve only quadratic reciprocity and the genus theory of quadratic forms. Further, the book shows how the results of Euler and Gauss can be fully understood only in the context of class field theory. Finally, ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 8th 1997 by Wiley-Interscience (first published September 1989)
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David Archibald Cox (born September 23, 1948 in Washington, D.C.) is an American mathematician, working in algebraic geometry.

Cox graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor's degree in 1970 and his Ph.D. in 1975 at Princeton University, under the supervision of Eric Friedlander (Tubular Neighborhoods in the Etale Topology). From 1974 to 1975, he was assistant professor at Haverford College and
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