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Basic Algebra: Groups, Rings and Fields / Edition 1

Basic Algebra: Groups, Rings and Fields / Edition 1

by P.M. CohnP.M. Cohn


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This is the first volume of a revised edition of P.M. Cohn's classic three-volume text Algebra, widely regarded as one of the most outstanding introductory algebra textbooks. This volume covers the important results of algebra. Readers should have some knowledge of linear algebra, groups and fields, although all the essential facts and definitions are recalled.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852335878
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 12/06/2002
Edition description: 1st Corrected ed. 2003. Corr. 2nd printing 2004
Pages: 465
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Conventions on Terminology.- Sets.- Groups.- Lattices and Categories.- Rings and Modules.- Algebras.- Multilinear Algebra.- Field Theory.- Quadratic Forms and Ordered Fields.- Valuation Theory.- Commutative Rings.- Infinite Field Extensions.- Bibliography.- List of Notations.- Author Index.- Subject Index.

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