**Book Description:**

This book is a sequel to*Lectures on Complex Analytic Varieties: The Local Paranwtrization Theorem*(Mathematical Notes 10, 1970). Its unifying theme is the study of local properties of finite analytic mappings between complex analytic varieties; these mappings are those in several dimensions that most closely resemble general complex analytic mappings in one complex dimension. The purpose of this volume is rather to clarify some algebraic aspects of the local study of complex analytic varieties than merely to examine finite analytic mappings for their own sake.

Originally published in 1974.

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**eISBN:**978-1-4008-6929-9

**Subjects:**Mathematics