books.google.com - This book is wholeheartedly recommended to every student or user of mathematics. Although the author modestly describes his book as 'merely an attempt to talk about' algebra, he succeeds in writing an extremely original and highly informative essay on algebra and its place in modern mathematics and science....http://books.google.com/books/about/Basic_Notions_of_Algebra.html?id=-eqnxqR3oZsC&q=coordinatisation&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareBasic Notions of Algebra