Abstract algebra

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Prentice Hall, Jan 15, 1999 - Mathematics - 898 pages
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The book carefully develops the theory of different algebraic structures, beginning from basic definitions to some in-depth results, using numerous examples and exercises throughout to aid the reader's understanding.

This edition includes substantial new material in areas that include: tensor products, commutative rings, algebraic number theory and introductory algebraic geometry. Also, includes rings of algebraic integers, semidirect products and splitting of extensions, criteria for the solvability. of a quintic, and Dedekind Domains.

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Dummit and Foote is a nice book to own as a reference and it provides a different point of view from many other books at this level. It's not the right book to start with though; it's just too dense ... Read full review

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This book is dense and huge. So you know it has a ton of information. I don't know if it is the best treatment of the material, but it is thorough (maybe even TOO thorough.) But all in all it was the ... Read full review

Contents

GROUP THEORY
13
Subgroups
47
Quotient Groups and Homomorphisms
74
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