References for Niels Abel

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  1. O Ore, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900018.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9003311/Niels-Henrik-Abel

Books:

  1. O Ore, Niels Henrik Abel, Mathematician Extraordinary (New York, 1974).
  2. H Wussing, Abel, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).

Articles:

  1. K E Aubert, Niels Henrik Abel (Norwegian), Normat 4 (1979), 129-140, 171.
  2. R G Ayoub, Paolo Ruffini's Contributions to the Quintic, Archive for History of Exact Science 23 (1980), 253-277.
  3. E T Bell, Men of Mathematics (New York, 1986), 307-326.
  4. V Brun, Niels Henrik Abel : Neue biographische Funde, J. Reine Angew. Math. 193 (1954), 239-249.
  5. L Garding, Abel and solvable equations of prime degree (Swedish), Normat 40 (1) (1992), 1-13, 56.
  6. L Garding and C Skau, Niels Henrik Abel and solvable equations, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 48 (1) (1994), 81-103.
  7. D Harkin, The scientific contributions of Niels-Henrik Abel (1802-1829) and Sophus Lie (1842-1899), Norsk Mat. Tidsskr. 32 (1950), 68-78.
  8. K-R Biermann, Ein unbekanntes Schreiben von N H Abel an A L Crelle, Nordisk Mat. Tidskr 15 (1967), 25-32.
  9. M I Rosen, Niels Henrik Abel and the equation of the fifth degree, Amer. Math. Monthly 102 (1995), 495-505.
  10. D Stander, Makers of modern mathematics : Niels Henrik Abel, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 23 (6-7) (1987), 107-109.

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