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# A First Course in Abstract Algebra

**Considered a classic by many,**

**A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Seventh Edition**is an in-depth introduction to abstract algebra. Focused on groups, rings and fields, this text gives students a firm foundation for more specialized work by emphasizing an understanding of the nature of algebraic structures.

**Sets and Relations; GROUPS AND SUBGROUPS; Introduction and Exam ...more**

Hardcover, 7th edition, 590 pages

Published
November 1st 2002
by Pearson
(first published December 1967)

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old-fashioned and clear, with no distracting pictures or annoying applications. i think the new one got spiced up a bit for the modern audience, so try to get your hands on the one with the cloth cover from the sixties. it's all the basics on groups, rings, and fields.

The style is rather informal and hence should be accessible to many first readers. However, for some reason I did not find it very 'accessible'; indeed there are abundant examples to look t ...more

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Abstract Algebra is one of the most interesting and engaging math classes. I think it's a very good book with a sufficient number of examples and detailed explanations.

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