Abstract AlgebraWidely 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 indepth 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  Nishant Pappireddi  GoodreadsI am a student at UC Berkeley who is studying mathematics. Nine months ago, my friend sent me a pdf of this book because I was interested to see what kind of problems were being assigned in her ... Read full review
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User Review  Angm81  GoodreadsI certainly wouldn't say I liked this book, but I wouldn't say I liked any advanced math textbook. It did help me survive a 600level Abstract Algebra class, though. The book itself was frustrating in ... Read full review