This extraordinary volume contains a large part of the mathematical correspondence between A. Grothendieck and J.P. Serre. It forms a vivid introduction to the development of algebraic geometry during the years 1955-1965. During this period, algebraic geometry went through a remarkable transformation, and Grothendieck and Serre were among central figures in this process. In the book, the reader can follow the creation of some of the most important notions of modern mathematics.The letters also reflect the mathematical and ...

Grothendieck-Serre Correspondence 2003, American Mathematical Society, Providence

ISBN-13: 9780821834244

Bilingual edition