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Collected Papers


Part of the book series: Springer Collected Works in Mathematics (SCWM)

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Kenkichi Iwasawa was one of the most original and influential mathematicians of the twentieth century. He made a number of fundamental contributions in group theory and algebraic number theory. In group theory, he created the theory of (L)-groups (including the structure theorem called "Iwasawa decomposition"), which played an important role in the solution of Hilbert's Fifth Problem. In number theory, he constructed a beautiful theory on Zp-extensions, now called "Iwasawa theory", realizing the deep analogy between number fields and algebraic function fields. Iwasawa theory has had a strong influence on the recent development of arithmetic algebraic geometry, including the solution of Fermat's Last Theorem. This volume of the collected papers of K. Iwasawa contains all 66 of his published papers, including 11 papers in Japanese, for which English abstracts by the editors are attached. In addition, the volume contains 5 papers unpublished until 2001. Also included is a masterly summary of Iwasawa theory by J. Coates (The University of Cambridge).


  • Felmat Conjecture
  • Iwasawa Theory
  • Number Theory
  • Shimura-Taniyama Conjecture
  • YellowSale2006

Authors, Editors and Affiliations

  • The University of Tokyo, Meguro, Japan

    Genjiro Fujisaki

  • The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

    Kato Kazuya

  • Keio University, Mita, Japan

    Masato Kurihara

  • Gakushuin University, Toshima, Japan

    Shoichi Nakajima

  • Princeton University, Princeton, USA

    Kenkichi Iwasawa

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Collected Papers

  • Authors: Kenkichi Iwasawa

  • Editors: Genjiro Fujisaki, Kato Kazuya, Masato Kurihara, Shoichi Nakajima

  • Series Title: Springer Collected Works in Mathematics

  • Publisher: Springer Tokyo

  • Copyright Information: Springer 2001

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-4-431-55055-6Published: 20 May 2015

  • Series ISSN: 2194-9875

  • Series E-ISSN: 2194-9883

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXV, 872

  • Number of Illustrations: 3 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry

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Softcover Book USD 79.99
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