Abstract Algebra

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Wiley, 2004 - Algebra, Abstract - 932 pages
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Widely acclaimed algebra text. This book is designed to give the reader insight into the power and beauty that accrues from a rich interplay between different areas of mathematics. The book carefully develops the theory of different algebraic structures, beginning from basic definitions to some in-depth results, using numerous examples and exercises to aid the reader's understanding. In this way, readers gain an appreciation for how mathematical structures and their interplay lead to powerful results and insights in a number of different settings. The emphasis throughout has been to motivate the introduction and development of important algebraic concepts using as many examples as possible.

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User Review  - Ming - Goodreads

Used this book for Group Theory, Ring Theory, Module Theory and Galois Theory for the Honors Algebra Sequence in UChicago. Pretty good book - some very basic exercises, some suitably challenging ones ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

Wow. Another page turner. This is a wonderful text for anyone looking to learn abstract algebra. No wonder it's called the algebra bible! David S. Dummit weaves in tons of juicy examples for basically ... Read full review

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David S. Dummit: University of Vermont Richard M. Foote: University of Vermont

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