Book Review: The geometry of schemes

Igor Dolgachev
2001 Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society  
The book is an elementary introduction to the theory of schemes. A scheme is a geometric object generalizing the notion of an algebraic variety. It is defined by gluing together the spectra of commutative rings.
doi:10.1090/s0273-0979-01-00911-9 fatcat:gudr5uxs3vc77bdbraq4qexequ