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Extreme Abridgment of Euler's Work2 Jan. 2010
Dr. Ross Lee Graham
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This book is NOT a reprint of Euler's book as the publisher claims. Point one..is has significantly fewer than 300 pages and the Hewlett reprint requires close to 600 pages. Furthermore, Euler, a genius in mathematics, is corrupted by a new organizing of its contents as if this new editor had the genius to select and reorder the contents. Important footnotes have been removed under the pretense that they just took up space..etc. These include the famous Lagrange notes. Part II of the Algebra is completely left out. The title of this so-called reprint of Euler's brilliant book translated so well by Hewlett would better be entitled..Euler's Elements of Algebra Highly Abridged and Re-organized (by a scholar who has yet to prove he is up to such discernment)...