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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rwturner - LibraryThing
Dummit and Foote is a nice book to own as a reference and it provides a different point of view from many other books at this level. It's not the right book to start with though; it's just too dense ... Read full review
Review: Abstract AlgebraUser Review - Waffles - Goodreads
It's a math text, so I didn't enjoy reading it, but it is a good comprehensive overview of algebra. I'm glad this was the text for my algebra sequence. Read full review