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Admittedly only read the Historical note (pp 296- 342). Shame to see that a lot of stuff they did back then in this book never caught on, like the summary of results at the end and the cute notation like the windy road warnings. Check back here if you (I) want to find more about direct limits.
Nicolas Bourbaki is the collective pseudonym under which a group of (mainly French) 20th-century mathematicians wrote a series of books presenting an exposition of modern advanced mathematics, beginning in 1935. With the goal of founding all of mathematics on set theory, the group strove for rigour and generality. Their work led to the discovery of several concepts and terminologies still ...moreMore about Nicolas Bourbaki...