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I saw André Weil's Weil divisor. So I became curious about the history of the divisor. However, when I searched the history of divisor, I found that Leopold Kronecker announced the beginning of the concept of divisor with his Divisorentheorie. So I would like to know the background and history of how Kronecker came up with the concept of Divisorentheorie.

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    $\begingroup$ Edwards gives a detailed account in The Genesis of Ideal Theory, sections 10-12, and he compares and contrasts Kronecker's theory of divisors to Dedekind's theory of ideals. $\endgroup$
    – Conifold
    Mar 3 at 4:50

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