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A History of Abstract Algebra

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Prior to the nineteenth century, algebra meant the study of the solution of polynomial equations. By the twentieth century algebra came to encompass the study of abstract, axiomatic systems such as groups, rings, and fields. This presentation provides an account of the history of the basic concepts, results, and theories of abstract algebra.

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Paperback, 168 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by Birkhauser (first published January 1st 2007)
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Nov 23, 2014 Victor rated it liked it
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Un buen libro que muestra la historia del álgebra abstracta. Aunque no tengo mucha idea de estos temas, tan sólo álgebra lineal y básicas nociones de teoría de grupos, el libro es interesante porque muestra realmente como es el desarrollo de las ideas matemáticas, que casi siempre suelen nacer de un revoltijo de ideas inconexas, parciales, con la idea de solucionar problemas muy concretos, y luego con el paso de los años (a veces cientos) y trabajo de los distintos matemáticos se pone un poco de ...more
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