Keith's references

Lindemann-Weierstrass Theorem:

Proof that straight edge and compass only give Q[sqrt(k_i)], the extensionfields of the rationals by k^(-n) where n is a power of 2:

Proof that e and pi are transcendental:

Proof of the Lindemann-Weierstrass Theorem:

Alan Baker, Transcendental Number Theory, Cambridge University Press,
1975, ISBN 0-521-39791-X. (Checked this book out from the library.)

March 7, 2007