# An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers

@article{Hardy1938AnIT, title={An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers}, author={Gordon H. Hardy and Edward M. Wright}, journal={The Mathematical Gazette}, year={1938}, volume={23}, pages={174} }

This is the fifth edition of a work (first published in 1938) which has become the standard introduction to the subject. The book has grown out of lectures delivered by the authors at Oxford, Cambridge, Aberdeen, and other universities. It is neither a systematic treatise on the theory of numbers nor a 'popular' book for non-mathematical readers. It contains short accounts of the elements of many different sides of the theory, not usually combined in a single volume; and, although it is written… Expand

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